Bartiromo Needles DeSantis On Campaign’s “Failure”

Mediaite reports:

Fox News anchor Maria Bartiromo was blunt in confronting Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) about his campaign’s early struggles.

In an interview on Sunday Morning Futures, Bartiromo referenced a Politico Playbook item on Saturday titled “failure to launch” — which included an internal assessment from a leading DeSantis surrogate, who admitted “we are way behind” in the polls.

“What’s going on with your campaign?” Bartiromo said. “There was a lot of optimism about you running for president earlier in the year. What happened?!” DeSantis responded with something of a nervous laugh while dismissing the premise that his campaign is off to a bad start.

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After DeSantis rattles off his usual list of “own the libs” tactics, Bartiromo suggests that he’s over 30 points behind Trump because “Americans are sick and tired of the corruption they see in plain sight.”