In-depth Episode Notes (Starting at 17:11):
TOPIC: David Bozell discusses the proposed debate between Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and California Governor Gavin Newsom.
I understand the temptation to have those guys duke it out, but they're such polar opposites I think the debate will be boring.
A DeSantis and Newsom debate is almost pointless. These two agree on nothing.
Fox is attempting to concoct a made-for-TV bloodsport "debate" because of its falling ratings.
The best debates are between two people that agree on most issues, save for the issue at hand.
The pressure is on DeSantis in this debate. He must win, or at least perform well to continue to stay viable in 2024.
Way less pressure is on Newsom as he is not a 2024 candidate (yet), although this debate could help further any presidential ambitions the California Governor might have.