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May 24·edited May 24

Rep. Dan Goldman: "Donald Trump is genuine and authentic": "Desantis is a fad."

***DJT is a LIAR and he knows it! He is NOT genuine and authentic, he is full of LIES and malevolence, and only strives for power, money and media attention. I stopped watching this 4 min in because I cannot listen to this kind of reference to DJT or the person who says such a stupid thing. DeSantis is a fraud and a fascist. I hope this is a fad....but I don't think so.

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I don't know that I agree. Under him, Florida has gone from being somewhat "purple-ish" to deep red, with a few isolated blue pockets. That to me does not say "fad". I despise DeSantis, but I'm not willing to dismiss him as a fad, even if he does get trounced by the Orange Asscactus in the Republican primary.

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I wish readers had listened to the actual post before commenting on it, let alone insulting Rep.Dan Goldman (D-NY). He said the Orange Attacker "is genuine and authentic, in an authoritarian, dangerous, and narcissistic way". DeSantis, by contrast, "reeks of fad".(not "is a fad".

Phrases matter.

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Controlling weapons of mass destruction shouldn't be that hard. All those guns should have a registration number and a record of who they were sold to. The owner should be licenced to buy a gun and his licence linked to the registration number.

Just like we licence car drivers and car owners. Owners should be old enough to vote and required to carry accident and liability insurance. It's so malicious to turn the owners of those Ak guns loose on a society of women, children and old people without the same safeguards we demand about cars.

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DeSantis may not be a "fad" but he seems to be managed by people who have horrid ideas. Was his broadcaster spouse behind this Twitter event that shows his basic unseriousness about becoming the leader of the free world?

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I wouldn't be so quick to write off DeSantis. I think he could pull the evangelical's vote along with the authoritarian voters. Those voters would go with trump if DeSantis doesn't run. Also, it's my understanding there is some big, big money behind DeSantis.

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Thank you for coming back with a report on the Twitter announcement, as someone would have to pay me a lot of money to watch that crap. We appreciate you, Steve. You are our connection to sanity, what’s left of it.

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I don’t know if there is an “unabridged edition” of this interview with Dan Goldman, because it certainly doesn’t make sense that he would actually credit Trump in such a way. My interpretation was that Trump is an “authentic” antisemite, misogynist, and racist individual. For DeSantis, he takes on the “hatred du jour”, whatever it is, to basically remain in lockstep with Trump and play to Trump’s base. They’re both disgusting, hateful and mean-spirited human beings. Trump may be more “authentic” because he’s “organically” a bigoted person in all aspects. God-forbid either one of them gets near the Whitehouse. I’m most always quite impressed with Dan Goldman’s viewpoint on subjects and especially the “counter-balance” conscience against idiots like Gym Jordan on the select committees they sit-on together.

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Loved Steve! Great interview and great audio!! I would love to hear more about your political arch and transformation away from conservativinsam. Do you have a video, article, books describing that?

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Please know that if I don't pay to subscribe, it's not that I don't value your opinion. It's just that I'm poor. I've lived under the poverty level for 30 and only have a few years to go and don't want to die completely ignorant.

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Dan Goldman is a good one. His questioning skills on Jordon's committee are great.

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