Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's latest ads take direct aim at swing states and Latinx Americans across the country.
Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny is backing the former vice president and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) in the 2020 election, and lent one of his hits to a new ad for the Democrats. The ad features footage of excited President Trump fans in 2016 juxtaposed with a sparsely attended recent rally, as well as Trump's Bible photo-op and that time he hugged and kissed a flag. Video of police cracking down on protesters as Trump cheers them on. Bad Bunny's Pero Ya No plays underneath, with its incredibly straightforward lyrics translating to "I loved you before, but not anymore / I liked you, but not anymore."
Also on Friday, the Biden campaign debuted a run of ads capitalizing on empty sports stadiums across America's swing states. Text reading "Trump put America on the sidelines. Let's get back in the game," flows over drone footage of stadiums, with locations customized for ad runs in Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. A nationwide version also features an ghostly beach and church.
NEW: Biden digital ad targets sports fans, showing footage of empty stadiums due to the COVID-19 pandemic
The campaign has taken over the YouTube masthead nationwide w/ a 30-second version, as well as CBS Sports
Targeted versions running in AZ, PA, MI, and WI pic.twitter.com/uJQFcHL9uR
— Johnny Verhovek (@JTHVerhovek) August 28, 2020
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