The timing here is…not well done. Amid overlapping economic and public health crises and nearly eight weeks after the election, Donald Trump tweeted out a hagiographic, campaign-style video cheerleading his presidency, which mimicked the old, “Beef… It’s what’s for dinner” marketing blitz.
The one-minute video released on Monday afternoon overlays patriotic displays and campaign trail images of Trump with American composer Aaron Copland’s famous Hoedown, which was used for years as the rousing, musical backdrop of commercials by the Beef Industry Council.
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— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2020