DeSantis Hastily Drops Out after Iowa

Ellen Beth Gill
2 min readJan 22, 2024

I was wrong. I predicted DeSantis would take the Iowa caucuses for the dog and pony show that they are and stay in the campaign. It’s possible Trump offered him a position in the Reich, but I don’t know.

The procedure of the Iowa caucuses chills the vote all by itself, and the aggression of Trump supporters likely double-chilled it. Even on the Democratic Party side, people who have endured a caucus report significant bloviating and bullying. I think the caucuses violate voting rights laws and should be eliminated. Iowa turnout was low, calling the meaning of his…

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