Skip to comments.Is Trump Immune to the Attack Ad?
Posted on 06/02/2016 4:49:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Democrats hope to Romneyize The Donald, but doing so may be harder than they think.
Four years ago this month, Priorities USA Action, the Democratic super PAC created by former staffers of President Barack Obama, dropped the first in a series of television commercials created to brand Mitt Romney as a heartless corporatist whose business deals enriched him at the expense of struggling Americans.
The initial negative advertising blitz, in tandem with Obama's presidential campaign, is now widely credited with decisively defining Romney to the electorate early on and damaging his reputation to a point of no return
Fast-forward a full election cycle to the very same timespan, and Democrats again are seeking to stain a wealthy presumptive Republican nominee's image with a catalogue of callous commercials.
But 2016 is not 2012, and Donald Trump is no Mitt Romney. The New York City billionaire's omnipresent candidacy within a nonstop new media atmosphere raises considerable doubts about whether a similar strategy can be as effective.
"Trump has crafted his own image before his opponents have been able to do it," says Kathleen Hall Jamieson....
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Romney quaked in fear of the media, and was ashamed of his wealth. Trump actively campaigns against the media, and flaunts his wealth. Two very different candidates, and most likely, totally different results.
The media didn’t create him so they can’t destroy him.
ucla terrorist religion is ISLAM !!!
Largely, because he fights back, which is probably my favorite thing about him
Clinton: Donald trump is _____________
Trump: Yea, so?
Sure hope the mediacrats don’t find out about Trump’s car elevator.
No but everyone sees his attackers for what/who they are.
“Trump actively campaigns against the media, and flaunts his wealth.”
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He also brings the media to heel in his press conferences!
“Journalist” (after Trump beat up the press for several minutes)... “Will all your press conferences be like this?”
His immunity comes from them not finding anything significant to attack so they always have to lie/exaggerate/obfuscate...
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