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Trump Is Actually Scared of DeSantis. Amazing.
One does not spend more money trying to stop someone from entering a presidential race than against all Democrats combined in 2022, unless there is serious apprehension about a candidate’s entry.
Trump has done that with DeSantis. But now Trump has gone the full Hitler.
DeSantis had his Twitter Space event last night. I agree with my friend Jeff Blehar that it wasn’t a memorable way to launch a presidential campaign, and a big rally to start probably would have done more to get a goodwill bump a lot of candidates see upon entry. We remember Trump on the escalator. This won’t be remembered, for better or worse. However, DeSantis raised $1 million in the first hour.
But then Donald Trump went full Hitler.
That means what DeSantis did was a win for DeSantis. One does not go full Hitler unless one is scared of one’s opponent. This is an actual screenshot of what Trump posted last night.
You don’t go full Hitler unless you’re really scared of your opponent.