This was billed as a classic comparison of conservative vs. socialist governance.
I did not get to see the debate. Clay and Buck were gushing moments ago over DeSantis’ whipping Newsom.
I had been hearing for a long time about the fact that Gavin Newsom is such a skilled politician; and that he is formidable. But he presides over a one-party state and has not had to face any meaningful opposition. DeSantis is a good debater– not great– and his facial expressions are sometimes self-defeating. But the facts were on his side last night: