The Lincoln Project, a Republican anti-Trump group, released an ad Sunday. President TrumpDonald John Trump Four men accused of trying to tear down Andrew Jackson statue in DC Video shows retired workers signs of social estrangement ahead of Trump Tulsa rally: WaPo Biden criticizes Trump for failing to sanction Russia for the intelligence of the “rewards” of Afghan militants MORE about his response to the coronavirus pandemic and accusing him of risking the lives of the “Great Generation” of Americans.
“It is discouraging and disturbing that the generation we owe for bravely taking up arms and conquering fascism now risks being extinguished by the authoritarian who resides in our own White House,” said Rick Wilson, co-founder of the Lincoln Project, in a prayer. .
“There is absolutely no equivalence between American lives and our economy, especially those of the holiest generation of Americans, the Patriots uniquely responsible for our continued existence as a nation and democracy,” he added.
The ad uses video footage and images of soldiers in World War II, with a narrator discussing the sacrifices Americans made to help “save the world.”
“Haven’t we asked the Great Generation enough?” says the narrator.
The ad also cuts a clip from Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, using part of a speech in which the president urges the country to reopen and states: “We cannot allow the cure to be worse than the problem itself. ”
Older people are at increased risk of serious illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The ad launched Sunday in Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. It will also air on Fox in Washington, DC, starting Tuesday.
The ad is the latest released by the Lincoln Project, a group co-founded by an attorney. George ConwayGeorge Thomas Conway: Why should Biden’s big lead be a concern? Democrats Lincoln Project launches new pro-Biden ad in changing states Lincoln Project beats Trump on ‘confession’ test MORE, who is married to the White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth Conway Why Biden’s Big Lead Should Worry Democrats Sunday shows a sneak peek: With coronavirus cases on the rise, lawmakers and health officials weigh on Lincoln Project launches new pro-Biden ad in changing states PLUS, attacking Trump for his response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cases in the US have increased in recent days, driven mainly by increases in the south and west.