It started with former Barack Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau sharing polling results of General Election voters in Wisconsin. The polling included how a certain line of attack used by Democrats resonates with voters:
The most persuasive message we tested against Trump was this:
“Trump proposed nearly $1 trillion in cuts to Medicare to pay for his tax cut for millionaires and billionaires”
Made voters say they were less likely to support Trump by a margin of 38 points
— Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) August 15, 2019
The Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler didn’t make Dems happy with his reminder after Favreau’s tweet:
— Glenn Kessler (@GlennKesslerWP) August 16, 2019
NRSC adviser Matt Whitlock got a chuckle out of it:
This is quite a story in 2 parts.
Our most persuasive argument against President Trump.. is a 4 Pinocchio lie.
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) August 16, 2019