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Thu Jul 30, 2020, 03:39 PM

Donald Trump's Campaign Is Pretending There's No Pandemic

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/donald-trumps-campaign-hasnt-aired-a-single-television-ad-about-the-pandemic-pandemic_n_5f21f180c5b6a34284b61405

President Donald Trumpís campaign advertising is focused largely on issues that are of minimal concern to the American electorate, a HuffPost analysis of campaign ad spending data found, airing zero ads about the coronavirus pandemic in the month of July.

Trump is trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in public polling, and Republicans and Democrats alike are pointing to the utter irrelevance of much of the campaignís messaging as a key reason why he is now a steep underdog to win a second term in the White House.

As the pandemic swept across the sunbelt states over the course of July, and the death total has climbed to more than 150,000 Americans, Trump and his campaign have devoted much of their energy to issues other than keeping Americans safe from the virus or rebuilding the economy afterward: painting Biden as a senile tool of the Democratic Partyís left wing; protecting statues of historical figures with ties to the Confederacy; making blatantly racist appeals to voters while repealing a little-known rule encouraging the construction of affordable housing in the suburbs; continuously litigating the investigation into Trumpís ties to Russia during the 2016 campaign and cracking down on protests around the country.

The data, from the ad tracking firm Kantar/CMAG, is clear. From July 1 to July 26, Trump spent more than $38 million to air television ads on broadcast and cable television networks. Not a single dollar went to ads dealing with coronavirus. The campaignís official super PAC spent another $1.9 million on ads. Just $800,000 worth of their advertising dealt with the pandemic.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 04:08 PM

1. he's starting to campaign the way hitler directed his military during his final months

ignore reality, come up with silly plans that can't possibly win, and blame everyone else.

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Response to unblock (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 04:27 PM

2. +1, bud & I were talkin bout his very thing; Trump is starting to sound like Hitler right before the

... Russians came in.

Shit aint good

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 06:35 PM

3. This is what he

Has been doing most of the past 6 months.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 06:58 PM

4. He's governing that way too

I give it another week after a few meltdowns with the press until the briefings are pulled.

He has no discipline. 2 days ago it was the demon semen doctor today it was postponing the election.

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