New Lincoln Project ad taunts Donald Trump for ‘getting played’ by GOP ‘swamp’ creatures

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The ad looks to be baiting Trump into a 2024 presidential run.

The Lincoln Project is continuing its effort to prod Donald Trump post-presidency, releasing a new ad goading Trump into a 2024 presidential run.

The new ad, titled “Swamp Thing,” runs just over one minute long and highlights one of Trump’s major promises during his one-term presidency.

“We are going to drain the swamp,” the ad begins, running a quote oft-repeated from Trump beginning with his 2016 campaign.

But the video then transitions into mocking Trump, arguing some insufficiently supportive members of the GOP have regained control in Washington, D.C.

“The swamp won, Donald. Mitch McConnell’s Washington consultants are making big money using your name. We don’t know if Mitch gets a cut, but what do you think, Donald?” the ad’s narrator says.

“You’re getting played. He’s picking candidates loyal to him,” the narrator continues, referencing McConnell’s promise to weigh in on GOP primaries for U.S. Senate seats, even if that means endorsing a non-Trump supported candidate.

The Lincoln Project plans to run the new ad on Fox News, Fox Business and in the Palm Beach media market as a way to get the attention of Trump, a rabid cable news consumer. The spot will also run digitally.

The narrator continues poking Trump, mocking an April award ceremony featuring Sen. Rick Scott. Scott trekked to Mar-a-Lago to hand Trump the newly-coined “Champion for Freedom Award” courtesy of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which Scott now leads.

“They brought you a little bowl to hold in your little hands,” the narrator mockingly says, before arguing the stunt was a way to appease Trump while ignoring his candidate and policy preferences going forward.

“If you fell for it, they’re laughing at you all the way to the bank. Maybe you shouldn’t run again. Maybe the power Mitch McConnell has over the GOP is just too much for you. Maybe what McConnell and the rest of Washington is saying is true, that Trump is done.”

Despite Trump’s 2020 election loss, The Lincoln Project has continued to roast Trump via similar advertisements. You can watch the newest ad below.

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11 comments

  • zhombre

    May 3, 2021 at 7:29 am

    Lincoln Project is a collection of hustlers, conmen and scum Vichy Republicans.

  • James R. Miles

    May 3, 2021 at 9:45 am

    zhombre knows about scum!

    • zhombre

      May 3, 2021 at 10:54 am

      I know about fakes and idiot trolls like you too, slick.

  • James R. Miles

    May 3, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Stick your slick where it hurts prick!!

    • zhombre

      May 4, 2021 at 7:18 am

      Impotent little troll fires back but your return volley is nothing more than a loud fart. What a pathetic creature you are.

    • zhombre

      May 4, 2021 at 7:19 am

      Impotent little troll fires back but your return volley is nothing more than passing gas. What a pathetic creature you are.

  • James R. Miles

    May 4, 2021 at 8:04 am

    I could care less about you drivel, It is totally unimportant to hear ANYTHING that you gave to say. You just froth at the mouth as in diarrhea! So stick it you prick!!

    • zhombre

      May 4, 2021 at 9:12 am

      What a sad weak incoherent little man you are. I’m almost sorry for you. Almost.

  • James R. Miles

    May 4, 2021 at 11:10 am

    I DON’T CARE What you think as it means nothing! Just keep frothing as that appears to be all that you can do you mental midget!! I will pray for you cause YOU need all of the help that you can get!!

  • Robert R. Sands

    May 4, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    Give it up Miles. zhombre is a Trumpster and an idiot to boot. They don’t have a brain and do everything Trump tells them to do. Be glad Trump lost and quit diddling with a retard . There is no sense in arguing with a jackass!

    • zhombre

      May 5, 2021 at 9:40 am

      Blah blah blah blah blah you and Miles are the idiots. An original non-Dem party line thought would rip your feeble brains like an aneurysm.

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