With permission from MeidasTouch, we are proud to bring you their newest video. This is not a news story. It is a video commentary and a powerful statement, directly from their website. We will bring you their videos regularly, as they produce them.-BDG
Early Friday morning, Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus.
The news came hours after it was announced that Trump aide Hope Hicks contracted the virus.
For months, Donald Trump has downplayed the severity of this pandemic. Like a petulant child, he has scolded reporters for wearing face masks, and during the first presidential debate, he mocked former Vice President Joe Biden for wearing a mask.
Now, Trump’s lies have come home to roost. See the video below:
The malicious disinformation and lies spewed by Trump are not ok. This is not normal. Our democracy, our lives and our health have been hijacked by Trump, who is now COVID-19 positive and who knowingly exposed countless Americans to the virus.
We must keep our feet on the gas. We must hold Trump accountable to save America.
MeidasTouch released this rapid-response video in record time to track Trump’s atrocious behavior and to deliver a simple, but powerful message:
Be smart. The virus is real. Trump’s lies have consequences.
MeidasTouch is a progressive Democratic PAC founded by three brothers, all lifelong Democrats, Ben Meiselas (35), Brett Meiselas (30), and Jordan Meiselas (27) during the quarantine. Ben is an accomplished civil rights litigator, entertainment dealmaker, and nonprofit leader. Brett is an Emmy Award-winning video editor, and Jordan is a marketing supervisor. MeidasTouch has produced over 40 videos in the past three months averaging approximately 1.5 million views each. Some of the most popular videos include ByeIvanka (7.9 million views), #VoteOutHate (7.1 million views), The Snake (3.5 million views), and Freds Failure (3.1 million views). In addition to MeidasTouch.com, the group owns the domains MAGA2020.com and FredsFailure.com. Although it was only recently formed, MeidasTouch has amassed among the largest and most engaged followings of any PAC and has become one of the most powerful grassroots movements across all platforms this election cycle.
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Brett is the Managing Editor of this website. A former business executive turned teacher, activist, and writer, Brett also operates an anonymous Twitter account with a very large following.