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Friday, October 07, 2016

Clinton Campaign Delays Run of $63K Ad Buy on Weather Channel

Hillary Clinton's campaign has decided to delay a $63,000 ad buy on the Weather Channel after facing backlash for being insensitive to the millions of people in the path of Hurricane Matthew, Fox News reported.

"We have requested that stations in Florida delay any of those ads on the Weather Channel until after the storm passes," Fox quoted spokesman Jesse Ferguson from a statement Thursday.

As Politico first reported, the proposition was risky from the get-go as political campaigns must refrain from exploiting suffering while at the same time make the most of the situation. The Weather Channel, with a surge in viewership, would provide a broader outreach.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's deplorable.

Anonymous said...

I have always said that is one classy woman!!

Steve said...

Well, it's hard to find scum during the hurricane. Better to wait till things settle down after, when scum finally floats on calmer waters.

Anonymous said...

Awwww. Now isn't that sweet of her?