The big game is nothing more than a big commercial and this election year politics takes center stage and threatens to eclipse the return to glory for the Kansas City Chiefs.
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WILL PREZ TRUMP REELECTION AND IMPEACHMENT FIGHT OVERSHADOW SUPER BOWL GLORY?!?!?
To be fair, as we noted last night, the Chiefs seem to be enjoying some Red State love given a great deal of acrimony targeting "Nancy Pelosi's 49ers" but the reality is that the big audience for the big game is a target for American political pandering . . . Here are a few more news links on the topic that make this contest less fun for the people who watch it for the commercials . . . Check the link line-up from "many sides" of the debate . . .
Super Bowl Attention Grab
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump's campaign told email subscribers that they'd get a sneak peek at his $10 million Super Bowl ad if they got in touch via text.
Senator Ted Cruz Loves The Kansas City Chiefs
The actor Julia Fox has been to the Whitney Art Party a few times before. The museum's annual fundraiser is historically a regular stop, she said, for her and her friends in the New York art world.
GOP Establishment Take The Field Amid Impeachment
An anti-Trump group of Republicans will be running an ad campaign calling for witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial starting Thursday morning. Republicans for the Rule of Law have funded three ads that will air dozens of times in the D.C.
Tenuous Democratic Party Impeachment Analogy
Shanahan: Besides, the parade is Tuesday. I want this over with before the parade. Reid: Are you guys out of your minds? Shanahan: This whole game is a hoax anyway, Andy. A lot of people are saying so. We shouldn't have to play. We haven't done anything wrong.
This year's Super Bowl will include something new: national presidential campaign ads. But a new poll suggests a strong majority of Americans would prefer that it didn't. President Trump and former New York City Mayor and presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg have confirmed they will each run minutelong commercials during the Super Bowl seeking support in their 2020 presidential campaigns.
Social Media Running Game
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has run more than 200 misleading political advertisements on Facebook in the past day claiming the "Fake News media" will attempt to block the campaign's upcoming Super Bowl ad - despite federal regulations that require the TV spot be aired.
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