The Real Reason Trump Is Calling DeSantis ‘Meatball Ron’

February 15, 2023

And now that “Meatball Ron” has become his leading moniker for Ron DeSantis, Trump might have landed on another keeper. Here’s How Ron DeSantis Can Dodge Trump’s Garbage AttacksOne theory argued that our attention spans are getting shorter and shorter, and Trump understood how to succinctly capture the most negative framing of a person’s fundamental nature. This is to say that in 2023, nobody is going to be morally outraged about Donald Trump calling an Italian-American politician a meatball. Of course, having emerged in a post-Trump world, Ron DeSantis will not be blindsided by Trump’s unorthodox style like previous adversaries. I can almost hear him now, “I oversaw the greatest economy in 50 years; ‘Meatball Ron’ fought against Mickey Mouse.”We are still at the beginning of this incipient battle.