JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 2.1.2022 — DeSantis Denounces Nazi Jackasses— Demings Still Silent—More...

JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 2.1.2022 — DeSantis Denounces Nazi Jackasses— Demings Still Silent—More...

Florida Politics' Daily Political Read

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
February 1, 2022


The Jackasses

After Florida Democrats accused him of supporting antisemitic rhetoric for not openly condemning a group of Nazi “jackasses” demonstrating in Central Florida, a charged up Gov. Ron DeSantis smacked down Democrats and detractors he said were trying to smear him.

"But I'm not going to have people trying to smear me that belong to a political party that has elevated anti-semites to the halls of Congress, like Ilhan Omar. Those have played footsies with the BDS movement,” said Gov. DeSantis.



Mum is Still the Word for Rep. Demings

A day after the NRSC released a video showing Rep. Val Demings refusing to answer a question posed to her about whether Americans were better off now than a year ago, Sen. Marco Rubio told The Floridian that Rep. Demings’s silence was because she didn’t want to tell Americans the truth. READ MORE


Campaign Trail…

Congressional candidate Erika Benfield (R) is running to replace retiring Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D) this year and has just announced her fourth coalition group—Gun Owners for Erika.


Florida Democrats…

The Florida Democratic Party is targeting two Republican State Senators in Sens. Ileana Garcia and Jason Brodeur.

After a group of “Jackasses” protested in Orlando last weekend, Democrats are calling out Sens. Garcia and Brodeur for remaining “unacceptably silent” and for “declining to speak out against these vile acts of hate.”


Show me the Money—Rep. Val Demings outraised Sen. Marco Rubio by $2 million this past finance quarter.

US Rep Kathy Castor-Lower health care costs for millions of Florida families comes at a critical time, but do not forget that Republicans have opposed affordable health care and coverage for pre-existing conditions like cancer and heart disease every step of the way.

Rep. Matt Gaetz

Racial Quotas


Racial Reparations

They're all tied together and they are all anti-American

Byron Donalds-The federal government is on a spending spree, but aren’t giving a penny to fix what they broke. They must stop playing politics & fund the EAA Reservoir project for Everglades Restoration. This project is critical to reducing harmful discharges that are hurting our communities.

Rep. Carlos G Smith -In the wake of neo-Nazis rallying in Orlando, we encouraged a nationwide audience on the Rachel @maddow show to demonstrate solidarity with our Jewish siblings by donating to the @holocaustcenter of Central Florida.

Education is a great way to fight back against anti-Semitism!

Commissioner Nikki Fried-I am horrified but not surprised that @GovRonDeSantis has yet to condemn this weekend’s hateful Nazi demonstrations in Orlando as he remains silent on hate speech while continuing his efforts to silence free speech as the Florida Legislature holds another hearing on HB7 tomorrow.


Sen. Annette Taddeo
Sen. Annette Taddeo

"Taddeo Dubbed 'the Most Compelling Candidate'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—State Senator Annette Taddeo (D) has shared an article from the Economist calling her “the most compelling candidate” in the upcoming 2022 midterm election. The Florida Democrat is currently campaigning across the state of Florida on her RV tour to unseat Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R).

"Senate Tees Up Potential Election Changes" by Jim Saunders of News Service of Florida—each year, add steps for voting by mail and create a state office to probe alleged election irregularities.

"(VIDEO) DeSantis Calls Out Nazi 'Jackasses,' Says he Will not be Smeared by Democrats" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—As "Nazis" trended on Twitter, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL), addressed last weekend's Orlando Nazi rally, calling those who partook in the gathering as "Jackasses."

"Rubio on Demings Silence: 'She Doesn't Want To Tell People The Truth'" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) responded to Rep. Val Demings' silence on the question if she "think Floridians are better off than they were a year ago," saying his Democratic opponent is afraid to tell American "people the truth."

"(VIDEO) DeSantis Wants Hotels Punished for Housing Illegal Immigrants" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—WEST PALM BEACH—Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis addressed a report by The Floridian of 4 busloads of illegal immigrants having been unloaded in Maitland, Florida this weekend, saying that there are “a lot of assets that are involved in first identifying, you know what exactly is going on there, and then trying to figure out who’s involved.”

"Cammack: Food Supply is a 'National security threat'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Charlie Crist Replaces Politicized Holocaust Message" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg—The international community mourned the 6 million Jewish lives lost in the Holocaust last Thursday to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The commemoration serves as a day to “never forget” the consequences of tyranny and unchecked hate. Leaders across the globe made statements in solitarily with the Jewish community and pledged to keep those victims’ memories alive.

Gov. Ron DeSantis
Gov. Ron DeSantis

"DeSantis: The Media Thinks Voters are ‘Stupid’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is once again taking issue with the Mainstream Media, accusing it of thinking voters are “stupid.” Much like President Donald Trump (R), DeSantis has been vocal regarding what he believes is a double standard in the media.

"Rubio Campaign Sounds Off on Demings for Avoiding the Media" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—After making her official bid for the US Senate, US Rep. Val Demings (R-FL) has made a 180-degree change in her public appearance. This week, the Rubio campaign sounded off on Demings for avoiding the media in an awkward interaction with someone just before or after a campaign event.

"Senate Ready to Take Up Abortion Limit" by News Service of Florida

"Demings Raises Whopping $7.1 Million to Closeout 2021" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Rep. Val Demings (D), who is running to the U.S. Senate this year against Sen. Marco Rubio (R), has posted another whopping fundraising quarter to end 2021

"(VIDEO) Loomer Exposes Buses of Illegal Immigrants Arriving in Florida" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"DeSantis Awards Cities With $80 Million in Rebuild Florida Funds, Democrats Call him a 'Fraud'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—FORT LAUDERDALE—Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced that some $80 million was awarded to several South Florida cities through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program.

"Slain NYPD Officer Widow In Powerful Eulogy Blast Manhattan DA and System That 'Continues To Fail Us'" by The Floridian's Mona Salama

"1776 Action Not Done Combatting CRT" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Desantis Urges Floridians to Combat Antisemitism" by The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg

"Eskamani Vows to 'Protect Reproductive Freedom'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Anna V. Eskamani (D) is speaking out against a recent anti-abortion bill that has gained GOP support in the Florida legislature. Discussing the efforts of the Republican-led legislature to fashion legislative measures similar to the one presented in Texas,

Joseph Lapado
Joseph Lapado

"Florida Surgeon General Asked if He Grew Up 'Entitled' (video)" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Rubio: 2022 Election is ‘Between Crazy and Normal’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) has issued a scathing distinction between himself and his 2022 midterm election opponent, Florida Rep. Val Demings (D). Often calling Demings a “Pelosi puppet,” the Florida Republican is now arguing that the upcoming election in November will be “the choice between crazy and normal.”

"Florida Rep. Eskamani Appears to be Considering Run for Congress" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Rep. Anna Eskamani (D), the popular Progressive Democratic legislator from Orlando told The Floridian on Thursday that she did not know if she would run for Congress in the soon-to-be-open District 7.

"Florida Rep. Andrade Threatened by State House NPA Candidate" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Abortion Limit Could Take Next Step" by News Service of Florida—A House panel is scheduled Thursday to consider a controversial proposal that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

The proposal (HB 5), sponsored by Rep. Erin Grall, R-Vero Beach, and Rep. Jenna Persons-Mulicka, R-Fort Myers, will go before the House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee after passing the Judiciary Committee last week

"Illegal Immigrant 'Mystery Flights' Compared to Secret Cold War Migrant Airlift" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—TALLAHASSEE — The Committee on Judiciary in the Florida Senate voted along party lines to pass a controversial immigration measure that would prevent the state from doing business with companies like Greyhound or American Airlines, who transport illegal immigrants into Florida using "mystery flights."

"Rubio Addresses Growing Crime Rate" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—In the same week he received endorsements from 55 Florida Sheriffs, Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) is addressing a growing crime rate in the United States. The Florida lawmaker is also directing criticism at Florida Rep. Val Demings (D), inferring that her efforts in office have contributed to the rise.

"Physicians and Patients Respond to Monoclonal Decision" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—After the announcement from the federal government that it would no longer be offering the monoclonal antibody treatment, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) responded by accusing the President of taking “political revenge at the expense of Floridians.” Gov. DeSantis held a roundtable discussion with both physicians and patients regarding the Monoclonal treatment decision, and the sentiments shared were that the decision is “not disheartening, it’s disgusting.”

"DeSantis Accuses Biden of ‘Political Revenge’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is again criticizing the Biden Administration, arguing that the President is enacting “political revenge at the expense of Floridians.” Gov. DeSantis and President Joe Biden have exchanged verbal jabs since the President assumed office, and the Governor has vowed to stand in the way of the President as a dissenting voice.

"BYRON DONALDS: Reviving DOL Fiduciary Rule Harms LMI Communities" by Rep. Byron Donalds

critical race theory
critical race theory

"Florida Senator Says Critical Race Theory Originates from Marxism" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Annette Taddeo Battles DeSantis' Redistricting in Florida" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Supreme Court Justice Breyer To Retire" by The Floridian's Mona Salama

"Mystery: The Florida Senate Seal and it's big Flaw" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"DeSantis Declares a ‘Red Wave in 2022’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is declaring that a “red wave” will overtake the 2022 midterm election, and his own gubernatorial position is at stake. Political pundits have long pondered whether the upcoming election cycle will see Republicans elected because of President Joe Biden’s (D) low approval rating, and the idea is now providing momentum for the GOP.

"Rubio Called ‘the Very Best for Florida’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—As reported earlier this week, a slew of Florida Sheriffs endorsed Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R), calling him “simply the very best for Florida.”

"Deutch Celebrates new Bright Line Station" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Ted Deutch (D) took to social media “to celebrate the opening of a new Bright Line station that will help keep residents connected throughout our state.” The Florida Democrat joked that “during this recess,” he hasn’t taken time off. Instead, he’s “been working… on the railroad!” in order to provide better transportation for Floridians.

The JUICE is squeezed by Javier Manjarres, Daniel Molina, and Jim McCool

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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at Diversenewmedia@gmail.com

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