Donald Trump still doesn’t have quite the right insult to hurl at his political foe Ron DeSantis — but according to a new report, he’s got a bright idea … one that’s members only.
Bloomberg put out a story detailing what they say is going on behind the scenes at Mar-a-Lago lately — especially in terms of DT executing his comeback on the campaign trail … and trying to deal with the Florida Gov.’s growing popularity among conservatives/Republicans.
Some of the new nicknames Trump has entertained for his chief rival, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis: “Ron DisHonest.” “Ron DeEstablishment.” Or even, “Tiny D.”
His team has spent weeks trying to dig up dirt on DeSantis and his wife, Casey, @nancook reportshttps://t.co/l3od8rxhHc
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) March 4, 2023
One of the ways Trump reportedly plans on taking RDS down — assuming he announces a presidential bid — is to make fun of him … and one of the of nicknames he’s apparently been kicking around is “Tiny D,” among others he and his allies are workshopping.
We already know about “Ron DeSanctimonious” — not to mention “Meatball Ron,” which was also a name Trump reportedly floated of late — but there are others too!
A couple others that DT and co. are considering … Ron DisHonest and Ron DeEstablishment. Of course, this follows in Trump’s tradition of nicknaming his opponents over the years — there’s Sleepy Joe, Lyin’ Ted, Little Marco, Crooked Hillary, Pocahontas, Crazy Bernie, Low Energy Jeb and lots of others. The “D” shot at DeSantis, though, is quite the low blow.
Here’s the thing … the Ron factor could prove tough for Trump if they go head to head, and Team DT is taking it seriously. Bloomberg says Trump’s got his people trying to dig up dirt on DeSantis and are already carving out an attack plan, like labeling him a “RINO,” etc.
DeSantis, thus far, has taken the high road and avoids mentioning Trump by name at all costs — but if this thing heads into a face-off for the Republican nomination, he might have to start getting in the gutter. Trump’s already there … might as well dive in early and often.