For those with short memories or not are political junkies?
Scott Walker , a Republican Governor from out in Wisconsin was the ‘second coming’ in 2016 for the Republican Presidential nomination….
The 2016 Republican nominee WAS Donald Trump….
Now, DeSantis is more commonly typified as the next Scott Walker, the former Wisconsin governor who famously dropped out of the 2016 Republican presidential primary after being considered an early frontrunner.
Indeed, a new poll in the all-important first primary state, Iowa, finds DeSantis trailing Trump by 30 points with 16 percent support to Trump’s 46 percent. Further, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is gaining momentum on DeSantis, having eclipsed double-digits for the first time with 10 percent support, a sign that voters seeking an alternative to Trump are looking past DeSantis.
As DeSantis has struggled in the polls, mega-donors have grown skittish and recent headlines highlighting internal campaign chaos have only added fuel to this dumpster fire. DeSantis’s campaign is reportedly short on cash, firing staff, shaking up key leadership positions and failing to court small donors, indicating a lack of voter enthusiasm.
This has prompted the campaign to embark on a course correction. According to reports, this will mean more retail politicking and fewer stump speeches, a focus on key issues nationally and in early primary states rather than on DeSantis’s record in Florida, and more access for the mainstream media, as opposed to only conservative outlets. The first signs of this strategic shift came last week when DeSantis sat down for a taped interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper and held intimate, pared-down events in Iowa and South Carolina. ….