It won’t surprise anyone to hear what Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke told an audience about his feelings on NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem. What is surprising, though, is how NowThis has managed to top its previous “campaign spots” disguised as news.
‘I can think of nothing more American.’ — Beto O'Rourke — the man taking on Ted Cruz — explains why NFL players kneeling during the anthem is not disrespectful pic.twitter.com/A12w1kE0zX
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) November 6, 2018
The clip kicks off with “His answer was perfect” superimposed over the video, so it’s pretty clear where NowThis stands on the issue.
trying to promote Beto huh.
— douglas (@TheSpaceLt) November 6, 2018
— payal smith (@payalsmith) November 6, 2018
Blaming the police is never a good thing…
— Rich Mars (@_RichMars_) November 6, 2018
Well, they’re not quite up to Reuters’ level of fawning even with this video, but yeah, it’s another free campaign spot.
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) May 28, 2018