Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ appearance at Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate may be best remembered, not for his words but for his actions.
Or rather, what he tried.
DeSantis appeared to attempt a smile at the end of an applause line, then changed his mind or just couldn’t manage it during the Fox News event:
DeSantis’ odd facial expressions and behavior were often turned into jokes and memes on social media.
After Wednesday night’s debate, his odd attempt at a smile made many of his critics cringe: