You’d have to be some sort of monster to see that a big hurricane is headed toward an American state and think, “How can I use this moment to make myself more powerful?” But that is exactly what Democrats started to do when the news broke that Hurricane Ian was heading toward Florida.
They’re doing everything they can to try to use Hurricane Ian to help their floundering poll numbers right before the November midterm elections. We’ve already started to get images of the tragedy and destruction this storm has left in its wake. People’s homes and businesses have been destroyed, and perhaps hundreds of people have lost their lives.
Normal people look at that and hope everyone stays safe and want to help. That’s not just human nature, it’s also a uniquely American thing. We look out for each other when a massive natural disaster hits someplace like this.
But not Democrats. Oh, no. They never want to let a crisis go to waste. They immediately started blathering about global warming and tried to find ways to undermine Gov. Ron DeSantis’s reelection campaign.
They’re also exploiting the hurricane by claiming that if Democrats win in November, they’ll be able to control the weather and stop bad hurricanes in the future. “Just vote for us and we’ll save everyone from bad weather!”
Here’s Jesse Kelly highlighting one of the worst offenders in Congress when it comes to exploiting a tragedy…