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    In Memory Of Ron DeSantis's Failed Presidential Campaign, Here Are 16 DEEPLY Bizarre Pictures That Will Make You Cackle

    "Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it’s — gah never mind please stop trying to smile" —@TheDailyShow

    On Jan. 21, Republican presidential candidate and Most Awkward Man Alive™, Ron DeSantis, suspended his campaign and officially endorsed Donald Trump for president in 2024.

    DeSantis ran as a far-right candidate, so the end of his campaign is a net positive for humanity. But he also provided the internet with so many delightfully awkward photos and memes, and we'll be forever grateful.

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    In his honor, here are the 16 most hilariously awkward images of Ron DeSantis in the past few years:

    1. If there's one thing Ron DeSantis knows how to do, it's stand like a normal adult human man.

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    2. Nothing weird about how he laughs, either!

    Ron DeSantis laughing

    3. He just has one of those smiles that puts everyone at ease.

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    4. And when DeSantis laughs, smiles, and stands simultaneously? Nothing better!

    Ron DeSantis at an event

    5. Throwback to this 2023 Republican Presidential Primary Debate, when Ron was a very thirsty boy.

    DeSantis drinking water

    6. This was the same night that he (presumably) attempted walking up stairs for the first time in his life.

    DeSantis at a debate

    7. What I really love about this picture is how DeSantis and his wife look like they've never interacted before in their entire lives.

    Ron DeSantis and his wife

    8. Throughout his campaign, DeSantis was known for tossing pens into the crowd for some reason.

    Ron DeSantis throwing a pen

    9. What, you wanted a T-shirt cannon? Too bad!! You're getting a pen, and you will LIKE IT.

    Ron DeSantis tossing a pen

    10. If laughter is the best medicine, then Ron DeSantis is immortal.

    Ron DeSantis laughing in a barbershop

    11. What do you think they're laughing at here? Drop your guesses in the comments.

    Ron DeSantis laughing

    12. Just a goofy guy having a goofy time.

    Ron DeSantis laughing

    13. Me in middle school when my crush told a mediocre joke:

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    14. Besides smiling and laughing, DeSantis is always open to trying out other expressions. For example, this is the first time in his life that he attempted to look surprised:

    Closeup of Ron DeSantis

    15. He hasn't quite mastered the act of standing yet, but he's giving it the ol' college try!

    16. And finally, here he is giving two thumbs up in a way that almost looks human.

    DeSantis giving the thumbs up

    RIP "Ron DeSantis for President" (May 24, 2023—Jan. 21, 2024). You're gone, but never forgotten. <3