Fox is increasingly disillusioned with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R)’s 2024 presidential campaign, according to a new MSNBC montage.
On Tuesday, “The Beat with Ari Melber” aired a supercut on Fox News and Fox Business of personalities who hailed DeSantis as a “star” Republican earlier in the year — along with footage of hosts and guests now serious about his Doubting exit strategy -Trump Trump.
Recent polls suggest DeSantis is about 30 points behind GOP leader, former President Donald Trump.
Also on Tuesday, a Rolling Stone reportCiting multiple sources, Fox owner Rupert Murdoch, his son Lachlan Murdoch, and Fox executives who originally supported DeSantis said they were “increasingly dissatisfied” with the “perceived stumbling blocks, lackluster polling and inability to quickly dethrone Trump.” ‘ of his campaign.
“They’re transactional and can spot a loser from a mile away,” a Fox insider told the magazine.