Obama says conservative media ‘has a lock’ on molding GOP candidates: ‘People will vote for DeSantis even if I’m not sure that they would really have a great time’ with him

Former President Barack Obama.
Former President Obama recently compared a big difference in how the two parties vet candidates.
While on “Pod Save America,” Obama said DeSantis can win votes via a conservative media ecosystem.
Obama spoke of John Fetterman’s relatability, while opining that DeSantis’ demeanor was dissimilar.

Former President Barack Obama in a recent interview said that Republican voters might support Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, but questioned if they would “have a great time” interacting with him as he opined on the differences between the nomination processes of GOP and Democratic candidates.

During an episode of “Pod Save America” that was released on Saturday, Obama spoke glowingly of Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nominee John Fetterman before pivoting to the ways in which GOP voters vet politicians running within their party.

Obama said that while Fetterman — who’s locked in a highly consequential Senate race against Republican Mehmet Oz — was able to relate…

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