‘Watching liberals tear down our country is hard to take’: Jay Trumbull drops new TV ad

"Socialism doesn’t work for anyone."

Republican Rep. Jay Trumbull released a new TV ad Thursday claiming that a “strong dose of panhandle values” is what the country needs in response to recent waves of civil unrest in America’s streets.

The 30-second ad features Trumbull speaking over images from the Minnesota riots and contrasting them with various clips of the candidate handling a firearm, meeting with veterans and eating Chick-fil-A.

“You know, watching liberals tear down our country is hard to take,” the video begins. ” What America needs more than ever is a strong dose of Panhandle values. “Faith, family, freedom and respect for the warriors who sacrificed for that freedom.”

The video continues with Trumbull spotlighting his prior accomplishments from his 2014 term representing House District 6.

“Socialism doesn’t work for anyone,” Trumbull adds.”That’s why I’ve defended our constitutional rights, cut regulation, and spoke up for the unborn. Let’s Keep America Great the Bay County way.”

Trumbull is Auburn University graduate and a member of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce and the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce whose family roots have dug into the bottled water and water conditioning business for over 4 generations.

He is campaigning for reelection against Republican candidate Steven Linne

The primary winner will go on to face Democratic hopeful Alicia Bays.

“Bay County has always been a place where faith, family, and freedom are prized, and I’m so proud to call it home,” Trumbull said in a statement. “Left-wing anarchists and cowardly politicians are running rampant over those values in other parts of the country, but I’ll always stand with our hardworking and freedom-loving neighbors to make sure that never happens here.”

House District 6 covers all of coastal Bay County, including Panama City, Panama City Beach, Lynn Haven and Mexico Beach.

Jason Delgado

Jason Delgado covers news out of the Florida State Capitol. After a go with the U.S. Army, the Orlando-native attended the University of Central Florida and earned a degree in American Policy and National Security. His past bylines include WMFE-NPR and POLITICO Florida. He'd love to hear from you. You can reach Jason by email ([email protected]) or on Twitter at @byJasonDelgado.


  • Sonja Fitch

    July 24, 2020 at 6:21 am

    Sir does it hurt to be that stupid? Gestapo tactics, racist sexist actions make you just another one of them there nazi wannabes! Socialism. Uuiuuuu scared. Socialism leaning is care serving and protecting all Americans! Vote Democrat!

    • DisplacedCTYankee

      July 24, 2020 at 8:35 am

      Editor: Please, please, please stop misusing “drop.”

  • Ward Posey

    July 24, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Panhandle values? We fought a war against Nazis who make up most of the racist panhandle. No we need to reconquer and wipe out those inbreds.

  • Patriotic Floridian

    July 24, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    Jay, If you’ll just stay where you are in Florida, you’ll have nothing to worry about. We have very conservative Republican control of state government, the courts, and most local government too. Liberals won’t get far here. And there’s plenty of gun-toting vigilantes around if they cause any problems for you.

    Florida is safe for people like you until November anyway, and probably long after. But your nutcase leader in DC is going to go, but you already knew that. It’s his own fault too, and that of all his enablers.

    But hey, no worries. OK dude?

  • Edward Freeman

    July 24, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    I am unfortunately one of Mr. Trumbull’s constituents and I can assure you, he really is as clueless and dim-witted as his ad makes him sound. Let’s see, since Mr. Trumbull has been our Rep. we have suffered a Cat. 5 hurricane, not his fault for sure, but it took us over five times longer to receive recovery aid (nearly 9 months) than the next longest wait for disaster aid. We are Florida’s poorest metro area with the least educated population. Trumbull certainly needs to go, but due to those uneducated voters, he’ll probably be re-elected, and somehow find his way back to Tallahassee.

    PS: Socialism apparently works for the hundreds of millions of people around the world who freely elect socialist governments every year.

    • James C Williams

      July 25, 2020 at 5:05 pm

      I hope you’re working hard to defeat him and elect a Democrat, Mr. Freeman!

  • M E Brooks

    July 26, 2020 at 11:36 am

    All of these libtards commenting don’t know Trumbull. Most are not from Bay County. If they did know Trumbull, then the idiot libtards would actually vote for him. Why? Because 1). no democrat can win district 2. 2) of the two candidates in the primary – Trumbull is the only one who supports/ has voted for Gun Control. He is a Republican with a “B” rating from the NRA. It should be an F but the NRA plays politics. Any Republican with a “B” rating is a closet Democrat. 3) Trumbull’s opponent is a Pro-Trump, Pro-Tea Party, Pro- 2nd Amendment Naval Veteran who isn’t going to go full RINo like Trumbull once elected

    So because these idiot socialist don’t know their head from their asses, they oppose Trumbull when he is their best candidate to support their anti-freedom agenda.

  • M E Brooks

    July 26, 2020 at 11:41 am

    Bay County knows Trumbull is an establishment RINO who supports gun control. He voted to strip away the gun rights of 18-20 year olds who can vote and serve in our military. He is a huge sell out and should be a registered Democrat.

    We aren’t buying this propaganda from this fake news website – actually funded by the elites of Bay County to push their narratives.

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