In order to get on better with the people, Donald Trump’s competitor Ron DeSantis is now making buddy type from the working class. How does that work for the workers?
William Binning from Youngstown already knew Ron DeSantis’ grandfather, Philip Rogers, the “Upright One”, as he calls him. He also knew the father, Ron DeSantis Sr., “the prankster.” And now he also knows Ron DeSantis Junior, the governor of Florida. The presidential candidate. Donald Trump’s greatest rival among the Republicans.
Not so much of an “upright man” and even less of a “joker”.
“Phil was my favorite,” says Binning. “Phil was always straight forward, authentic, pragmatic, a mentor to me. And you know what’s particularly interesting? In his position as Republican election chief, Phil always took election losses for granted. He believed in the system.”
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