Here’s two different 2016 campaign ads. This one has about 8,150,000 views.
This one has about 17,500 views.
I keep seeing defenses of the campaign arguing that Hillary’s policy platform was populist. But what’s the value of a populist policy platform if the campaign is obsessed with celebrity glitz and glamour? Why was the Democratic convention a parade of celebrities? Corrected: Why are you inviting
turning over your social media accounts to Lena Dunham, to who was simultaneously posting things about how white men are finished, to campaign for you in the final month of the election when you desperately need to shore up your “blue wall” in Michigan and Wisconsin? Why play to college educated liberals, in November, in that way? What do you want – a message that can motivate a large group of the undecided, or one that flatters the egos of people who would never vote Republican in the first place? Simple choice for liberals and Democrats as they ponder their political future. As simple as it gets.
Are they going to get it right? No, of course not.
Update: This column is a little more germane than the other link.