If Ron DeSantis could go back in time just a short while ago, I can’t help but feel like he’d think twice about throwing his hat in the 2024 presidential republican primary.
To put it as nicely as possible, things have not gone well for DeSantis…
In Turning Point USA’s straw poll, President Trump won with a dominating 85% of the vote!
That’s honestly not a surprise, but what is a surprise is who came in second place.
Nope, it wasn’t Florida governor Ron DeSantis.
It wasn’t even former vice president Mike Pence.
It was Vivek Ramaswamy!
Vivek beat all the big names that weren’t named Donald Trump.
Maybe it’s time for DeSantis to go back home and be governor…
Trump Wins Turning Point USA Straw Poll with 85 Percent – Vivek Ramaswamy Wins Second, Polls Ahead of Ron DeSantis https://t.co/gmj0YgccFy
— The Gateway Pundit (@gatewaypundit) July 16, 2023
The Gateway Pundit has more on the poll results:
President Trump won the Turning Point USA straw poll with 85% of the vote, Charlie Kirk announced on Sunday.
Vivek Ramaswamy won second place and polled ahead of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
“I don’t think it’s a huge surprise, but the winner of the straw poll with 85% is… Donald J. Trump is the winner of the Turning Point Action straw poll,” Charlie Kirk said.
Check this out!:
.@charliekirk11 reads off the straw poll results for president at Turning Point Action.
Can you guess who was #1? 👀 pic.twitter.com/Xu6YdKCfCu
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) July 16, 2023
As Charlie Kirk said, it’s really no surprise that President Trump won.
However, Florida governor Ron DeSantis has got to be disappointed with his showing.
🚨ACTCON2023 STRAW POLL RESULTS ARE IN🚨
Trump dominated with 85.7%
Vivek wins 51.2% of second choice votes, ahead of DeSantis and Tim Scott
Kari Lake wins VP vote with 30.8% followed by Byron Donald’s with 24% and Vivek with 22.7%
77.3% of respondents say they do not plan to…
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) July 16, 2023
BREAKING: Donald Trump wins Turning Point USA straw poll with 85 percent
Vivek Ramaswamy comes in first for second choice, polls ahead of Gov. Ron DeSantis 🇺🇸🦅
— 1776 (@TheWakeninq) July 16, 2023
With 130,000 votes cast, Vivek has now taken the lead over DeSantis https://t.co/gUOMJN5M0C
— Jack Poso 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) July 14, 2023
DeSantis is freefalling. We call that the Loomer effect. DeSantis has the personality of an anvil while Vivek comes off as a future star of the party.
— Jericho (@JerichoXVI) July 16, 2023
IT’S OFFICIAL: DeSimps are now abandoning DeSantis for Vivek.
Anybody but the big mean orange man. https://t.co/W0bMe1wlTL
— Yoshi The Patriot (@yoshithepatriot) July 14, 2023
This is humiliating for Ron DeSantis.
Vivek is absolutely eating his lunch. https://t.co/hbBOPVP8zy
— Brandon Gill (@realBrandonGill) July 16, 2023
Todays winner in Iowa, Vivek Ramaswamy… and it wasn’t even close.
Pence, Scott, and Desantis are done, as expected.
— Gunther Eagleman™ (@GuntherEagleman) July 14, 2023