Watch Ron DeSantis Build a Toy Wall With His Infant Child in Weirdest Ad This Election Season

If you had any lasting doubts that fealty to President Donald Trump is emerging as the go-to campaign platform for Republican lawmakers, this very weird ad from Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis — running for governor of his state — should put those to rest.

The ad opens with DeSantis’s wife, Casey DeSantis, narrating: “Everyone knows my husband Ron DeSantis is endorsed by Trump, but he’s also an amazing dad.”

“Ron loves playing with the kids,” she says, as DeSantis is shown building a toy wall with his baby daughter Madison. As a graphic declares DeSantis a “PITBULL TRUMP DEFENDER,” he reads Trump’s book, The Art of the Deal, to his other baby, Mason.

“People say Ron’s all Trump, but he is so much more,” Casey DeSantis continues, as Ron hovers over his child, who is wearing a Make America Great Again shirt in a crib draped in a Trump flag, and says into the camera: “Big league. So good.”

DeSantis seems to be taking the advice of Fox & Friends literally. The weekend iteration of Trump’s favorite morning show advised Republican candidates on Sunday to “aggressively” support the president if they intend on winning elections.

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