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Thu Feb 16, 2023, 01:54 AM Feb 2023

Can Ron DeSantis beat Donald Trump in the Republican primaries? [View all]

Simple question: Assuming Trump isn't behind bars, can DeSantis beat him to capture the Republican nomination?

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Yes, Ron DeSantis will be the Republican nominee
15 (48%)
Nope, Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination
9 (29%)
It'll be someone else
0 (0%)
I have no idea
7 (23%)
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Trump vs DeSantis, I think Trump wins... he's got a very loyal following BlueWaveNeverEnd Feb 2023 #1
If it's just DeSantis, maybe Mz Pip Feb 2023 #2
Dunno. moondust Feb 2023 #3
When the moment is right, if still needed, Trump's enablers will Jarqui Feb 2023 #4
I bet there will be 20 or more Republicans in the primaries. Trump support will be solid, while Midnight Writer Feb 2023 #5
He might, because he has better hair (Since Reagan, Republicans care about that) DFW Feb 2023 #6
Tucker Carson maybe? Polybius Feb 2023 #14
Those go go boots have yet to appear in attack adds. GreenWave Feb 2023 #7
I dont see how Desantis loses it Takket Feb 2023 #8
DeSantis has a glass jaw. Meatball Ron is probably going to stick, Volaris Feb 2023 #16
Trump's schtick is getting old amongst the Rs Kaleva Feb 2023 #22
Yes, but Trump has at least 30 to 40 million slack jawed KKK trash vermin who will crawl over broken Celerity Feb 2023 #24
I think it's half that at best Kaleva Feb 2023 #35
He won't run as an indy as he is going to win the Rethug nomination IMHO. Celerity Feb 2023 #39
He might be beloved by Republicans womanofthehills Feb 2023 #32
Trump weaponizes his crazy cult followers to dump the Republican party Quixote1818 Feb 2023 #38
i can't even believe i'm saying this... but i hope you are right Takket Feb 2023 #40
Whoever it is, I hope trump narrowly loses and runs 3rd party, like he promised n/t Victor_c3 Feb 2023 #9
Wow, looks like Ronnie is winning the poll Polybius Feb 2023 #10
I think that will be tough. DeSantis has the charisma of a cow turd. Buckeyeblue Feb 2023 #11
If he keeps responding to Trump in a way that makes Jeb look like Randy "The Macho Man" Savage, in Carlitos Brigante Feb 2023 #12
Yes, with the help of the cable networks, the NYT and others BannonsLiver Feb 2023 #13
I went with the first choice in this poll, but it's stated more definitively that I would say it Silent3 Feb 2023 #15
Back in 2007, it looked like Hillary had a lock on the nomination Kaleva Feb 2023 #31
Trump loses steam daily. WarGamer Feb 2023 #17
I agree. Kaleva Feb 2023 #29
SORRY, BUT DAMN, I DON'T EVEN GIVE A SHIT. a kennedy Feb 2023 #18
I do in a way Polybius Feb 2023 #20
Too early to tell. Xolodno Feb 2023 #19
My vote is a guess iemanja Feb 2023 #21
Trump still leads the pack with double digits in the polls. LudwigPastorius Feb 2023 #23
The powers that be want DeSantis. But they never wanted Trump in the first place and only jumped on gldstwmn Feb 2023 #25
Trump can't beat Biden Polybius Feb 2023 #26
Joe is tall and DeSantis is not. America likes tall presidents. gldstwmn Feb 2023 #27
He's 5'10, Biden is 6'0 (probably less now, as we all shrink over 60), so they are similar in height Polybius Feb 2023 #28
Is he 5'10 in heels though? gldstwmn Feb 2023 #30
I agree about 2004, Ohio was questionable Polybius Feb 2023 #33
Kerry's campaign was not run as well as it should have been and while I have gldstwmn Feb 2023 #34
I said Desantes forthemiddle Feb 2023 #36
Gee... Which fascist will win... Ohio Joe Feb 2023 #37
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