YES, Governor Ron DeSantis can potentially win against Donald Trump if they face-off in the final GOP race


Florida Governor Ron DeSantis checks all the metrics to go up against former U.S. President Donald Trump in the GOP Primaries in 2024 and win.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis next to former U.S. President Donald Trump.Doug Mills / Getty Images

Despite still being popular and more liked, Donald Trump has spent the last eight months post-elections not heavily investing in his political career than DeSantis.

The Florida Governor has made it his mission to challenge every concept or possible solution that Democratic leaders might have in any department.

He did not just challenge some of the Democratic-Led state Governors, and he went up against the big apple, President Joe Biden.

DeSantis' opposing views to Covid-19 mandates by the federal government gave his profile a tremendous boost, with experts saying that he might even challenge Biden in the 2024 Election should he win the GOP.

Should the 2024 National elections be a fight-off between DeSantis and Biden, that will be the most intense battle ever as, the Florida governor has been clear and upward with his policies.

What has DeSantis been doing to increase his political profile among Republicans?

Governor DeSantis has largely been critiqued for his handling the coronavirus and for fighting schools when they attempted to mandate strict health protocols.

At the beginning of Covid-19, the governor prioritized the pandemic by setting up testing centres everywhere across Florida.

DeSantis was legit "for" the seniors of Florida, and he did everything in his power to get the shots and ensure that they were mostly protected.

However, Donald Trump lost the 2020 election. This forced DeSantis to do a turnaround that saw him block every viable means of minimizing the spread of Covid-19 in Florida.

The governor has been picking up steam in GOP politics for months and is widely considered to be a leading contender for the party's presidential nomination in 2024.

One of the most popular beliefs among republicans is abortion rights and the demolition of a woman's right to choose - which would benefit DeSantis since he shares similar sentiments.

Governor DeSantis has also been supporting Texas's right to adopt a bill that seeks to prevent women's right to abortion, which he initially said he was looking into possibly adopting.

The governor has never shied away from making his stance felt throughout the entire country, from cracking down on "Big Tech" to rejecting critical race theory.

He has appealed to the Republican fanbase and, so far, remains a popular choice among GOP members, which will be beneficial to him if he were to contest Trump.

Republicans also prefer him (DeSantis) because he seems to be much nicer than Trump, but he still holds traditional conservative views, which is a bonus factor.

Even though some of the policies that DeSantis is using to govern Florida are flawed, many residents of the state will still vote for him out of fear of what will transpire should a Democrat be elected.

What has Trump been doing to keep the momentum of his political profile?

To be honest? No one knows for sure. It is hard to say where the former U.S. president has been to ensure that he remains high on the GOP leadership stand.

Trump seems to have been taking some much-deserved break and focusing his attention on boxing matches and just more boxing in general.

A few months ago, he was also captured by the media doing a meet-and-greet with a popular Tiktoker, Addison Rae.

Many political analysts say that this being made so popular is because Trump was trying to win the younger generation.

Young people, Gen-Z basically run the world of the internet, and they are dominating the landscape through Tiktok and working with the third biggest Tiktoker made sense.

According to a new Economist/YouGov poll, almost a quarter of Republican voters still believe that Trump will be reinstated in the White House before the end of 2021.

The sad part about this, is that the United States Constitution doesn't provide a mechanism for the "reinstatement" of a president who lost an election - which is what happened to Trump.

His supporters have been riding a wave of unfounded claims and predictions that Trump would definitely return to the office this year, and that is never going to happen.

Earlier during the month, Trump claimed that he would beat DeSantis if the Florida governor became one of his opponents in the 2024 presidential elections.

The former U.S. president is yet to announce a re-run campaign despite many thinking he will, but he believes that most people would drop out of the race and he would emerge as the winner.

In his words, Trump said in an interview excerpt published by Yahoo Finance :

I don't think I will face him[DeSantis]. I think most people would drop out, and I think he would drop out. If I do face him, then I'd beat him like I would beat everyone else. If I do run, I think that I'll do extremely well."

Governor DeSantis, at the moment, only plans on running for the Governor of Florida again next year, and he is yet to announce plans on running in the 2024 U.S. elections.

Despite many Democrats viewing DeSantis as a mini-trump, GOP members regard him as a potential candidate in the Republican party.

Who would you vote for if it came down to DeSantis and Trump? The latter has the experience and remains popular even among world leaders, whereas the former is still fresh but has proven to work harder. Leave a comment with your possible candidate with reasoning. And if you think more people should read this article, share it on social media.

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