'Stop the Madness' campaign takes anti-impeachment message to the Strip on day of Democratic First-In-The-West Event
The billboard trucks of the Las Vegas Strip sell a lot of things.
On a usual night, maybe DJ Steve Aoki at Omnia, Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE at the Mirage, a meal at Morimoto at the MGM Grand or HOT BABES DIRECT TO YOU.
But Sunday is no usual night. Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls will convene at the Bellagio Resort and Casino for the Nevada State Democratic Party’s First In The West Event.
And on this night, one of those trucks will be selling something else entirely: President Donald Trump and an anti-impeachment message.
The Republican National Committee is planning to run ads on the side of a digital billboard truck on Sunday night starting just before the Democratic event and ending at 10 p.m. The truck will drive around the streets just off the Strip as Las Vegas Boulevard will be shut down for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Sunday evening.
One of the ads features a red stop sign and the words “Stop the Madness” — the name of the RNC’s anti-impeachment campaign — while another touts what President Donald Trump has “delivered to Nevada,” citing “record low” unemployment rates, more than 128,000 jobs and a $1,300 a year tax cut to Nevada workers and families.
A third ad features black-and-white cut-out heads of 15 Democratic presidential candidates with red clown noses and a banner that reads “Welcome to the 2020 Democratic Circus.”
Trump Victory spokesman Keith Schipper said that the billboards would remind Nevadans “just how far left 2020 Democrats have gone” and “what is at stake in this election.”
“President Trump has delivered for Nevada, and every one of these Democrat candidates would undo all of the Silver State’s progress,” Schipper said.
Schipper did not provide the size of the mobile digital billboard truck buy, but noted that it is part of the overall “Stop the Madness” push that the RNC has spent more than $10 million on.