DemDaily: Biden: No One Left Behind
May 5, 2023
Biden for President released its second television ad on Wednesday, focused on the President's accomplishments in "investing in all of America" through his economic agenda.
The one minute ad, titled "Backbone," would have been more aptly named "No One Left Behind," the theme that ran throughout Biden's words while a narrator touted his passage of "historic laws that rebuild our roads and bridges, invest in our factories, and bring back American manufacturing" -- creating over 12 million jobs.
|“My economic plan... is about investing in places and people that have been forgotten. They’ve been invisible. But we haven’t forgotten. We’re building an economy from the bottom up and the middle out where no one’s going to be left behind." - President Joe Biden|
It follows Biden's April 25 campaign launch ad which frames the election as a fight for freedom. "The work of my first term," says Biden, "has been to fight for our democracy...to protect our rights. To make sure everyone in this country is treated equally," before turning to "MAGA extremists" who are attempting to cut social security, limit a woman's right to abortion, curtail voting rights, ban books and attack LGBTQ rights, while cutting taxes for the very wealthy."
The ads will air in battleground states that were critical to his 2020 victory, including Arizona (Phoenix, Tucson); Georgia (Atlanta); Michigan (Detroit, Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo, Lansing, Flint-Saginaw); Nevada (Las Vegas, Reno); Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre-Scranton); and Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Madison),
A Biden campaign spokesperson, Kevin Munoz, told the Miami Herald, “The addition of North Carolina and Florida to the media buy demonstrates the Biden campaign sees many paths to 270 electoral votes.”
The second ad was paid for by the Democratic National Committee (DNC), as part of a coordinated party expenditure.
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Sources: Biden Campaign, DNC, The Hill, Miami Herald
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