Former President Donald Trump’s recent attacks on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis using progressive studies to back up his statements have caused a stir in political circles. While some believe that Trump’s attacks from the left are a wise strategy, others view them as a sign of desperation.
Republican strategist Colin Reed called the attacks “bizarre,” while Republican strategists Kevin Seifert and Doug Heye view them as inconsistent and lacking intellectual consistency. Seifert stated, “No one should be shocked he has gone from praising DeSantis’ record to trashing it in the blink of an eye.”
Despite criticism, recent polls show Trump widening the gap with DeSantis, suggesting that his unusual tactic may be working. The question remains: is this a wise strategy, or a sign of desperation from a former president trying to hold onto his base?
Only time will tell, but one thing is for sure: Trump’s attacks on DeSantis using progressive studies have caused a stir and divided political strategists. As the 2024 election draws closer, it will be interesting to see how this tactic plays out and if other politicians will follow suit.