Memo reveals Ron DeSantis campaign’s strategy to spin Hurricane Idalia as political lift

A communications memo from Gov. Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign discusses how to spin the state’s response to Hurricane Idalia into a political headwind.

A memo obtained by Florida Politics reveals the DeSantis campaign’s talking points since the Governor left the campaign trail to address a disaster at home.

Under the heading “Strong Leadership in a Time of Crisis,” the memo stresses DeSantis’ record leading Florida’s government through multiple natural disasters.

“The DeSantis Administration helped guide the state through another historic storm,” reads the memo, which was authored by campaign Communications Director Andrew Romeo. “As part of that effort, Ron DeSantis appropriately

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