President Joe Biden called vaccinations an “essential aspect” of hurricane preparation. His comment prompted Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) to tell Floridians on social media that state authorities are prepared to assist any Floridians who may be affected by Hurricane Ian, regardless of vaccination status.
What is the value of a Donald Trump endorsement? Republicans have been grappling with that question this year. However, it is possible that potential presidential candidates would be more effective if they used their endorsements to expand the Republican brand rather than merely thwart party rivals as Florida governor Ron DeSantis did.
It did not matter who won the Democratic Primary in Florida on Tuesday; Charlie Crist was the apparent winner in the Sunshine State. However, it doesn’t matter who won because neither Crist nor Nikki Fried would be able to beat DeSantis, and both Crist and the Democratic party are aware of this fact.