I appeared on the Beyond Politics podcast to discuss Ron DeSantis and Florida’s drift to this point.
In the last 20 years Florida has gone from balanced swing state to incubator of far-right Trump clones, and it’s about to produce the leading non-Trump Republican candidate for President, Ron DeSantis. So why did Florida go so…nuts? And is Ron DeSantis going to wilt under the national spotlight as so many analysts seem to think? Kartik Krishnaiyer is a writer who focuses on Florida politics at his must-read website The Florida Squeeze and he joins us to wade us through the craziness of the Florida swamp.