At Mr. McMahon’s behest, the W.W.F. started calling its product “sports entertainment,” a sly and unprecedented wink to the audience about what was really going on. Mr. McMahon and his wife — eventual Trump cabinet member Linda McMahon...
In a brutal Daily Beast op-ed, conservative columnist MATT LEWIS writes that DeSantis has “stacked the deck in his favor in Florida,” using the governor’s mansion as “a form of protectionism” to burnish his image while keeping critics at arm’s length. Florida state lawmakers have bent to his will over and over again, rarely challenging a governor whose poll numbers often surpass their own.
Now DeSantis is stepping out of that comfort zone and into more hostile waters. And so far, Lewis is not impressed. DeSantis, he writes, “seems out of his league” and “lacks the killer spirit to vanquish Trump.”
“Slaying a monster like Donald Trump requires a certain presence,”Lewis writes. “DeSantis comes across as a politician who wants to hit his talking points and prove logically why he’s superior to Trump. And the thing is, you don’t slay dragons with logic. You need guts, heart, and a razor-sharp sword (or, in this case, tongue).”