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

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

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

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

Ron DeSantis throwing a pen
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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

Seriously, what was this all about?

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

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

Ron DeSantis laughing
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12.Just a goofy guy having a goofy time.

Ron DeSantis laughing
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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!

Closeup of Ron DeSantis

It's the thought that counts.

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

DeSantis giving the thumbs up

Maybe now that his campaign is over, he'll have some time to practice!

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