Of course it elicited a quick backlash from progressives who missed the big picture . . . The production is just awful, corny and something that your drunk uncle wouldn't even put up on FB.
Try to defend it but it's just not professional level branding and it's a hint at the downward spiral of a very smart man who was bullied into a political corner by both liberals and Conservatives alike . . . Here's the obligatory push back:
Kansan Kris Kobach, the Republican former secretary of state who lost the 2018 gubernatorial election by five points to Democratic nominee Laura Kelly in a state that President Donald Trump carried by more than 20 points two years earlier, is back and running for U.S. Senate.