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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 10:10 AM

Could this anti-Trump Republican group take down the president?


Could this anti-Trump Republican group take down the president?
Savage attack ads from a well-funded group of dissident Republicans are aiming to sway a key sliver of opinion in swing states

Richard Wolffe in Washington
@richardwolffedc
Published onSat 1 Aug 2020 06.00 EDT


(Guardian UK) Amid all the noise of an election involving Donald Trump – all the inflammatory tweets and shadowy Facebook posts – one set of ads has somehow managed to break through.

There’s the one of the US president shuffling down a ramp that declares that the president “is not well”. There’s the whispering one about Trump’s “loyalty problem” inside his White House, campaign and family.

There’s the epic Mourning in America that remakes Reagan’s election-defining 1984 ad, turning the sun-bathed suburbs into a dark national portrait of pandemic and recession. On Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, those three ads alone have racked up more than 35m views.

The Lincoln Project, run by a group of renegade Republican political consultants, has crystallized one of the core narratives of the 2020 campaign in ways that few other political commercials have in past cycles. ................(more)

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/aug/01/lincoln-project-donald-trump-republicans-campaign-ads




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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 10:36 AM

1. TLP, in their fox, and rw oriented ads, may be reaching more than 'a sliver of opinion.'

TLP may reach 'low information voters'; informing them with new information and with real news.

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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 11:16 AM

2. Kick

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Sat Aug 1, 2020, 11:23 PM

3. Kick..Thank You for the article.. Here is the key sentence: "The Lincoln Project, run by a group of

renegade Republican consultants, has crystallized one of the core narratives of the 2020 campaign in ways that few other political commercials have in past cycles....Outstanding...Thank You Again...K and R

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