Trump Howls ‘Sabotage’ by the ‘Fake’ Media in This ‘Dark Post’ Ad You Weren’t Supposed To See
Donald Trump “Dark Ad” Targets ONLY His Demographic
Donald Trump is running a fundraising ad targeted only to a select demographic on his verified Facebook page.
This ad goes beyond mere targeting of a certain demographic. This target is so narrow that if you aren’t actually included in this demographic, the ad running on his page isn’t even visible to you. It’s hidden. As MNSBC’s AM Joy’s Facebook page stated, the ad is “being promoted on president’s verified Facebook account as a ‘dark post’ visible only to targeted demographics–blasting the media and clamoring for money.” And indeed, a scroll through the president’s verified Facebook page didn’t show the ad at all.
But it’s there. And it’s more than a minute of pure paranoid bluster about “sabotage” and blaming the “fake media” for the Trump administration’s mounting troubles. And then, of course, Trump does what Trump has always done best.
He asks for other people’s money.
And unless these dollars are going to be used for his legal defense, one can only assume the money raised from Russian troubles will go towards Donald Trump’s reelection bid in 2020.
Trump Beats A Tired Drum, But His Base Loves It
But the president knows his demographic. His fan base is loyal. And they believe him. Furthermore, when the current news troubles them too much, they simply tune it out. They would rather not know if their leader is betraying the country or not – especially if he just builds that wall, like he promised. As one Donald supporter bluntly admitted, “I didn’t want to be depressed. I don’t want to feel that he’s not doing what he said, so I just choose to not listen.”
So while the president’s supporters refuse to listen to the media, they will listen to Trump. And he knows that. So this carefully crafted ad, lambasting the media in true Trumpian style, while screaming “sabotage!” and clamoring for donations, will almost certainly work. The ad will comfort his supporters, who may be growing hard-pressed to maintain their blind loyalty under the constant onslaught of scandalous news, while generating revenue for his 2020 presidential run.
Which leads to this question: When Trump is impeached, what happens to all the money he has raised?
Watch the video below. But please, don’t donate.
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