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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Billionaire and Citadel CEO Ken Griffin says he is sitting on the sidelines for the 2024 Republican presidential primary.



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... Griffin explained that so far he's not impressed with what he's seeing from the alternatives to the Republican front-runner in former President Donald Trump and has yet to decide who he plans to help.

As for Ron DeSantis, Griffin doesn't understand the strategy of the Florida governor's presidential campaign and takes issue with the battle being waged with Disney. ...

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2023-09-19 01:53 PM | Reply

Griffin said. "Look, if I had my dream, we'd have a great Republican candidate in the primary who was younger, of a different generation, with a different tone for America. And we'd have a younger person on the Democratic side in the primary, who would have his message for our country."

With two younger, fresher candidates, "We'd have a debate around ideas and principles and policies to make this a great nation," he said. "We're not having that dialogue right now."


#2 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2023-09-19 10:12 PM | Reply

@#2 ... Agreed. ...

A real estate agent once told me that the things that attract people to an area tend to be the very things that are destroyed by all the people flocking to that area.

Mr Griffin is a new migrant to Florida.

How will he, and others, want to change the Florida politics to more align with what they want?

Any Trouble - Dimming Of The Day (1981)

Cool cover version....

#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2023-09-19 10:32 PM | Reply

Mr. Griffin is correct. If billionaires weren't caution about throwing good money after bad, they wouldn't be billionaires very long. That's how bad investments work. DeSantis is a bad investment.

I recall some sage advice I was given when I was young and starting out on my own in a world that preyed on youthful inexperience.

She simply said, "When in doubt, don't do it."

#4 | Posted by Twinpac at 2023-09-20 04:15 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"DeSantis on life support' in N.H., plummets in new poll" at this morning provides insight into why the investors are backing away from Bootsie. Basically, he's done.

#5 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2023-09-21 06:04 AM | Reply

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