Republican National Committee spends $0 on TV ads for Trump
so they're supposed to support that embarrassment?
On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8:41:42 AM UTC-5, Travis wrote:
> Dr. Eowyn posted: "Kenneth P. Vogel and Alex Isenstadt report for
> Politico, Oct. 13, 2016: A Politico analysis of campaign finance records
> reveals that the [Republican National] committee has not spent anything on
> commercials boosting Trump since he emerged as the party’s "
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> Committee spends $0 on TV ads for Trump
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> P. Vogel and Alex Isenstadt report for *Politico*
> Oct. 13, 2016:
> A Politico analysis of campaign finance records reveals that *the
> [Republican National] committee has not spent anything on commercials
> boosting Trump since he emerged as the party’s likely nominee.*
> That’s a stark departure from recent elections. In 2008 and 2012, the RNC
> spent tens of millions of dollars on so-called independent expenditures —
> principally TV ads, but also direct mail and phone banks — supporting its
> nominees or attacking their Democratic rivals.
> The lack of air cover has prompted grumbling from Trump aides and allies,
> many of whom believe that the RNC was never fully supportive of their
> candidate and that it’s now turning its back completely on the
> anti-establishment nominee as his poll numbers crater.
> “The Democrats have an unprecedented and lopsided advertising advantage in
> this race like we have never seen before, and it is having a serious and
> negative effect,” said Curt Anderson, a former RNC political director who
> is helping a pro-Trump super PAC, Rebuilding America Now. “It is possible
> that Trump has sealed his fate at this point, but it is still a terrible
> mistake not to have $50 million of advertising from the Republican Party
> exposing Hillary Clinton and keeping her numbers down,” said Anderson, who
> helped to lead the RNC’s independent expenditure effort in 2004 and 2008.
> In 2004, the committee spent $18.2 million on independent expenditures —
> or IEs, in campaign parlance — boosting George W. Bush’s reelection bid. In
> 2008, the RNC’s IE spending surged to $53.5 million in support of John
> McCain’s campaign against Barack Obama. And in 2012, the RNC spent $42.4
> million on IEs boosting Mitt Romney or opposing President Obama — with
> nearly 80 percent of the spending occurring before mid-October.
> By contrast, *this cycle the RNC has spent only $321,000 on independent
> expenditures attacking Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
> And all of that spending occurred last fall — before Trump had emerged as
> the leader for the GOP presidential nomination.*
> *RNC chief of staff Katie Walsh said the committee is not going to spend
> any more money this cycle on television ads, but that the decision is
> completely unrelated to Trump.*
> Rather, she said, it stems from a strategic calculation made soon after
> the 2012 election that “that is not an efficient use of party committee
> dollars to spend money on television.” Pointing to a report that assessed
> the shortcomings
> of Republican efforts in the 2012 election, she said RNC leaders determined
> that the party’s money was better invested in data-driven voter contact
> “We put people on the ground for three years, invested in communities,
> doing data and voter registration, so that when we had a nominee, we would
> be able to link up with that nominee and work together to insure that the
> nominee had the best field program that the Republican nominee has ever
> had,” said Walsh.
> Blah, blah, blah.
> [image: rnc-chief-of-staff-katie-walsh]
> See also:
> - GOP stabs Trump in back: Ryan advisor leaked ‘p*ssy’ tape; voter
> registration drives sabotaged
> - Take this poll to let the GOP know what you think of them
> - Revolt of the Deplorables: Clinton & Ryan heckled; Trump cheered
> - BETRAYAL: Republican former Pres. George H.W. Bush will vote for
> Hillary Clinton
> - Hillary outspending Trump on campaign ads by a whopping 3300%
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