In a campaign marked by missteps, the Florida governor ended his run for president with one last mistake. He captioned his suspension video on X, formerly known as Twitter, with a quote attributed to the renowned British prime minister, previously debunked by the International Churchill Society, then concluded his announcement with the quote.
FILE – Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a campaign event, Jan. 17, 2024, in Hampton, N.H. DeSantis has suspended his Republican presidential campaign after a disappointing showing in Iowa’s leadoff caucuses. He ended his White House bid Sunday, Jan. 21, after failing to meet lofty expectations that he would seriously challenge former President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
“Winston Churchill once remarked — Success is