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Wed May 16, 2018, 06:02 PM

Wouldn't It Be Nice, VOL 2 - Negative Branding the Gop

In 2010, goppers worked overtime to turn Americans against Obamacare. Those efforts in partnership with gerrymandering won them a house majority. Wouldn’t it be nice if Dems running in 2018 did the same thing with the only legislative "win" the GOP has had since 2016? Goppers have held onto the hope that a tax cut (for the rich) would be their saving grace in a year that would otherwise not be promising for them. Not only should their tax bill not help them, DEMOCRATS SHOULD USE IT AGAINST THEM! A good place to start is rebranding this GOP catastrophe. It should not be referred to as a tax bill but as THE REPUBLICANS’ MASSIVE DEFICIT HIKE. It would also be nice to hear progressive candidates expound on their attack in different ways including, but not restricted to these messages below:

-My opponent stood with Donald Trump and Paul Ryan to pass THE REPUBLICANS’ MASSIVE DEFICIT HIKE so rich people could get tax relief. Now they want to pay for it by taking away your health care.

-My opponent voted for Trump’s MASSIVE DEFICIT HIKE so rich people could get a huge tax break. Even rich people, both REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS said “don’t raise the deficit to give me a tax cut, I don’t need it.” But Republicans like my opponent went ahead and passed it anyway and now you and I are stuck with the bill.

-My opponent supported THE REPUBLICANS’ MASSIVE DEFICIT HIKE and said that we would immediately start seeing results. We’re seeing results alright. They cut education funding and now we have teachers marching in the streets. They cut Homeland Security which funds our first responders. They cut the State Department which exercises our interest throughout the world. They cut the Department of Transportation that’s responsible for our infrastructure. We’re less safe, but my opponent got his/her MASSIVE DEFICIT HIKE on the backs of the American people.

This is not intended as tactic in a one-issue campaign. It is one prong in the attack on a party that assaults the middle class in the name of championing the middle class. Politics is a product. It needs to be marketed and in hyping your product, sometimes you need to dictate how others see the competitor. Wouldn’t it be nice if the Democratic Party was as good at that as goppers?

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Response to BaronChocula (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 06:05 PM

1. Be nice to erase Trump's name, as he has done to President Obama. nt

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Response to NCjack (Reply #1)

Wed May 16, 2018, 07:37 PM

2. No way! That jackass needs to be remembered for all time

He is a prime product of the GOP and their biggest achievement ever.

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