Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) broke Twitter on Wednesday with images of himself speaking about Hurricane Ian relief efforts behind the presidential seal during a visit to the state from President Joe Biden.
“Great work there Team Biden,” Washington Examiner contributor Stephen L. Miller tweeted.
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) October 5, 2022
Conservative podcast host Erick Erickson wrote, “The Biden Advance Team letting DeSantis speak from behind the presidential seal is something to behold.”
The Biden Advance Team letting DeSantis speak from behind the presidential seal is something to behold. https://t.co/QwzTkkqBcB
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) October 5, 2022
What about 2024?
Editor Curtis Houck chimed in, “Man, DeSantis behind the presidential seal looks just about perfect.”
There has been widespread speculation about DeSantis running for president in 2024, despite his repeated statements that he has no plans to do so.
The Washington Post is already calling him more presidential in his hurricane briefings than Trump was with his COVID briefings, but it is hard to believe that they will ever hate anyone as much as they have hated Trump.
Bipartisanship, for now
The Post is also praising the bipartisanship between DeSantis and Biden, despite the fact that they could be presidential rivals in a couple of years.
Biden said that DeSantis has done a “good job,” and that the two have worked together in “complete lockstep.”
And DeSantis said the two had “good coordination” and thanked Biden for the federal help.
Biden pledged federal help to Florida for as long as it is needed, which if other major hurricanes are any indication, could be years as the two surveyed storm damage and talked about what had already been done to clean up so far.