Unhinged DeSantis Ad Depicts Candidate As A Reptile

Unhinged DeSantis Ad Depicts Candidate As A Reptile
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The brainiacs behind Ron DeSantis’ GOP presidential campaign has released a wild, unhinged ad taking aim at Donald Trump and Pride Month.

The spot is littered with images from The Wolf of Wall Street and American Psycho.

From Mediaite:

“To wrap up ‘Pride Month,’ let’s hear from the politician who did more than any other Republican to celebrate it…” tweeted the DeSantis War Room, attached to a bizarre and unhinged compilation showing Trump’s ties to the LGBT community.

The video opened with a 2016 clip of Trump telling the Republican National Convention, “I will do everything in my power to protect our LGBTQ citizens,” as a rainbow pride flag was edited over the top.

The video went on to show clips of necrophiliac-serial killer-rapist Patrick Bateman from American Psycho, British gangster Tommy Shelby from Peaky Blinders, and convicted fraudster Jordan Belfort from Wolf of Wall Street, overlaid with even more headlines referencing DeSantis’ “draconian” and “evil” anti-LGBT record.

It’s worth noting that the clip of Trump saying he would “protect” LGBTQ people occurred after the Pulse nightclub shooting where 49 people were killed. But DeSantis is using it to demonize queer people.

Folks on social media are aghast at the spot, including Republicans. How is this supposed to appeal to moderates?