This election will likely be loopy.
In line with CNN, an Ohio-based political group, that makes use of the identical legislation agency as Kanye West‘s political marketing campaign, is hitting two battleground states with misinformation. Widespread Sense Voters of America LLC, a Republican-allied legislation agency, is focusing on Pennsylvania and Minnesota, each states which might be anticipated to be main swing states.
Widespread Sense Voters is registered with the identical legislation agency that West used to assist get his identify on ballots. The group despatched out reputable mail-in ballots, however included false info inside them to probably sway voters. Their Pennsylvania mailer falsely claims that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris help open borders. It additionally erroneously states that each candidates help taxpayer healthcare for undocumented immigrants. Neither is true, Biden and Harris help extra lax immigration legal guidelines however not open borders. Additionally, Biden does help a public choice for immigrant well being companies, however it’s not taxpayer-subsidized. Extra false claims pepper the mailer, akin to claiming Biden and Harris help paying reparations for slavery.
In fact, the mailer claims that Trump opposes all of those identical insurance policies, aiming to solid a shiny gentle on the present president whereas utilizing false info.
Though the Minnesota mailer is not as unhealthy, it does use charged up political language to evoke emotion. “Defend Minnesota from harmful extremists” and “your vote would be the distinction between damaged extremism and Minnesota values” are a few of the pitches contained in Widespread Sense Voters’ pitch to the midwest state.