In an absurd tweet he posted on Thursday, Gavin Newsom announced that he would give Charlie Crist a donation of one hundred thousand dollars. It would appear that Newsom is still thinking about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. It is quite apparent that DeSantis is giving California Gov. Gavin Newsom a headache. Newsom appears to be anxious about the Florida governor’s race, which might lead to a possible future White House contest against DeSantis.
Newsom tweeted: “Time to make Ron DeSantis a one-term governor. I’m pledging $100k right now to @CharlieCrist. Who will join me in helping Charlie become the next Governor of Florida?”
Time to make Ron DeSantis a one-term governor.
I’m pledging $100k right now to @CharlieCrist.
Who will join me in helping Charlie become the next Governor of Florida? https://t.co/YvpkkGKkOb
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) August 25, 2022
It is genuinely regrettable that Newsom devotes more of his time and energy to fretting over red counties than he does to his own state, which is in a mess in part because of his failure as governor. Between the years 2004 and 2011, Newsom served as Mayor of San Francisco. Then, beginning in 2011 and continuing until 2019, he held the position of Lieutenant Governor. Since he is the current Governor of California, he has served for more than 18 years in a leadership position in the state.
Although there has been an increase in crime as a result of his supported District Attorneys’ lenient policies toward criminals, homelessness has significantly worsened since there is no concrete plan to address the issue. He has claimed to be the “homeless czar,” but we can see that he has accomplished very little to help the community’s homeless population. He has only done the bare minimum to assist the community’s residents.
He does not employ additional mental health workers to diagnose the homeless who are in need, and he does not efficiently fund the rescue operations so that they can get to the root of the homelessness conflict. He has no serious plan to clamp down on the open-air drug market. There are a great number of other crises California is currently facing, but the ones listed above are the most critical.
Therefore, this “endorsement” that Newsom has given to Charlie Crist is actually approval for Ron DeSantis in a roundabout way. The state of California experienced its first-ever population decline in consecutive years for the first time ever, but the state of Florida experienced exponential population growth. DeSantis’ campaign received Newsom’s approval for Crist, as Christina Pushaw, DeSantis’ reaction director, tweeted: “Who needs opposition research when your opponents are like this.”
Who needs opposition research when your opponents are like this https://t.co/7Lv67vJFgp
— Christina Pushaw 🐊 🇺🇸 (@ChristinaPushaw) August 25, 2022
It would not be surprising if Newsom ran for president in either 2024 or 2028, given how evident it is that he will do so. In California, liberals outnumber conservatives by a ratio of roughly three to one, but if Newsom runs for president, the conservatives will have a significant numerical advantage. Because Newsom has an excessive number of problems that are just waiting to be uncovered, the GOP ought to be pleased by this development.
The fact that Ron DeSantis really gets things done is the primary distinction between him and his opponent, Gavin Newsom. Newsom is known for making grand and audacious assertions, but he never lives up to them.