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The Coronavirus Campaign

THIS TRUMP CAMPAIGN AD IS A THROWBACK to a time that’s hard to remember now. Entitled “The Fighter,” it features African American and Latino voters extolling the healthy U.S. economy created by President Donald Trump. ‘’Look at our economy, look what he’s done. How could you not support the president?” asks an African American woman wearing a red MAGA hat.

The ad encapsulated what the Trump campaign strategy was going to do: emphasize low unemployment, rising wages and a strong stock market. It was also an effort to increase support for Trump among minority voters—a tack the campaign telegraphed in its Super Bowl ad touting criminal justice reform.

Team Trump believed a

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