Republican National Committee spends $0 on TV ads for Trump
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so they're supposed to support that embarrassment?

On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8:41:42 AM UTC-5, Travis wrote:
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> 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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> <http://fellowshipoftheminds.com/author/eowyn2/> Republican National 
> Committee spends $0 on TV ads for Trump 
> <http://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2016/10/13/republican-national-committee-spends-0-on-tv-ads-for-trump/>
>  by 
> Dr. Eowyn <http://fellowshipoftheminds.com/author/eowyn2/> 
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> [image: polls_GOP_Suicide_4337_123568_poll_xlarge] 
> <https://fellowshipofminds.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/polls_gop_suicide_4337_123568_poll_xlarge.jpg>Kenneth
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> P. Vogel and Alex Isenstadt report for *Politico* 
> <http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/rnc-donald-trump-ad-spending-229711>, 
> Oct. 13, 2016:
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> 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.*
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> 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.
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> 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.
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> “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.
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> 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.
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> 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.*
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> *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.*
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> 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 
> <http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/rnc-report-growth-and-opportunity-088987>
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> 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 
> operations.
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> “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.
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> Blah, blah, blah.
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> [image: rnc-chief-of-staff-katie-walsh] 
> <https://fellowshipofminds.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/rnc-chief-of-staff-katie-walsh.jpg>
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> See also:
>
>    - GOP stabs Trump in back: Ryan advisor leaked ‘p*ssy’ tape; voter 
>    registration drives sabotaged 
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> <https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2016/10/11/gop-stabs-trump-in-back-ryan-advisor-leaked-pssy-tape-voter-registration-drives-sabotaged/>
>  
>    - Take this poll to let the GOP know what you think of them 
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> <https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2016/10/12/take-this-poll-to-let-the-gop-know-what-you-think-of-them/>
>  
>    - Revolt of the Deplorables: Clinton & Ryan heckled; Trump cheered 
>    
> <https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2016/10/09/revolt-of-the-deplorables-clinton-ryan-heckled-trump-cheered/>
>  
>    - BETRAYAL: Republican former Pres. George H.W. Bush will vote for 
>    Hillary Clinton 
>    
> <https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2016/09/23/betrayal-former-republican-president-george-h-w-bush-will-vote-for-hillary-clinton/>
>  
>    - Hillary outspending Trump on campaign ads by a whopping 3300% 
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> <https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2016/09/19/reuters-polls-show-huge-electoral-shift-to-trump/>
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> *~Eowyn*
> *Dr. Eowyn <http://fellowshipoftheminds.com/author/eowyn2/>* | October 
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