An advert commissioned by Priorities USA, the nation’s largest Democratic Tremendous PAC, and geared toward Hispanic voters in Florida, compares President Donald Trump to Latin American authoritarians, or caudillos.
“From threatening reporters and militarizing the streets, to weaponizing the Justice Division to precise political vendettas, this administration’s abuse of energy is all too acquainted to Latinos,” stated Daniela Martins, nationwide press secretary for Priorities USA.
Martins added: “Donald Trump is performing like a caudillo. Priorities USA won’t let his authoritarian tendencies go unchecked. Our adverts will proceed to inform the reality about his failed management and maintain him accountable for his efforts to erode our democracy.”
“Our analysis for Priorities USA discovered a really clear affiliation between Trump and the Latin American caudillo or strongman,” stated Matt Barreto, co-founder of Latino Choices. “Latinos more and more view Trump as an authoritarian who doesn’t make selections in a democratic manner, however extra alongside the strains of a dictator.”
“Our nation is hurting. 100 thousand lifeless. Tens of millions out of labor,” says the voiceover. “We want a president. However Donald Trump is raging like an authoritarian,” the advert declares earlier than chopping to footage of Trump interspersed with Cuba’s Fidel Castro and Venezuelan dictators Hugo Chávez and Nicolás Maduro.
The advert additionally options footage of police and navy forces brutalizing protesters who’ve come out en masse in opposition to racial injustice and police brutality after the loss of life of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis.
Earlier immediately, the president declared it a “nice day for equality” and a “nice day” for George Floyd after the Division of Labor launched a exhibiting a drop within the unemployment fee, a phenomenon that may be attributed to many states reopening their economies and sending individuals again to work, typically in opposition to the recommendation from healthcare and coverage professionals.
You may view the advert under.