President Joe Biden is up to his old tricks again, making grandiose claims about winning over Florida as if it’s some sort of tropical prize he can just pluck from the GOP’s grasp. At a campaign reception in Jupiter, Florida, Biden tossed around words like “urgency” and “get-out-the-vote efforts,” as if that’s all it takes to woo the folks in the Sunshine State. The nerve of this guy!
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Not content with just spouting off about winning Florida, Biden even took a jab at former President Donald Trump and Governor Ron DeSantis, insinuating that the state had been infected by “Trumpism.” As if that’s a bad thing! Leave it to the Dems to sling mud and stir up drama wherever they go.
It’s no secret that Biden has his sights set on reclaiming Florida for the Democrats, but let’s not forget that Trump bested him there in 2020. And the cherry on top of this embarrassment sundae for Biden? The Florida Republican Party now boasts 800,000 more registered voters than the Florida Democrats. Ouch!
And it gets even worse for the blue team. In the 2022 elections, the Democrats couldn’t even muster up enough support to secure key races, suffering losses in the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. The GOP practically had a field day, winning every statewide office and maintaining supermajorities in both chambers of the state legislature. Talk about a smackdown!
Despite a few paltry wins in special elections and snatching the Jacksonville mayor’s office, the Florida Democrats are floundering. Recent polls have shown Biden lagging far behind Trump in the Sunshine State, and election forecasters are already placing their bets on the GOP nominee for November. It’s like watching a slow-motion train wreck for the Democrats, complete with DeSantis dropping a solid “Nope” in response to Biden’s delusions of turning Florida blue.
In the end, Biden’s overblown confidence in flipping Florida is like a balloon inflated with hot air — destined to burst and leave him deflated. Looks like the Democrats have their work cut out for them, and it’s not looking too promising.