Pennsylvania Senate Candidate David McCormick (R) has released a 30-second ad — featuring the now-ubiquitous chant “Let’s go, Brandon” — that will air on NBC affiliates across his state during Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI.
The ad features a series of headlines detailing many of the issues facing the American people — which McCormick argues are the result of President Joe Biden and his administration’s policies — with a constant chant of “Let’s go, Brandon” in the background.
— Alex Thompson (@AlexThomp) February 13, 2022
Among the highlighted headlines are:
- Inflation a record high (Forbes 12/8/21)
- The fiasco in Afghanistan is a grave blow (The Economist 8/21/21)
- Big Tech is silencing conservative voices (The Times 7/17/20)
- US trade deficit hits record high (The Hill 11/4/21)
- On pace to surpass record for annual homicides (Inquirer 11/23/21)
- Illegal border crossings soar to record highs (NY Times 10/22/21)
“The issues we are facing are so much bigger than ‘Brandon.’ The frustration and anger we are feeling toward the failures of our current leadership in Washington is what motivated me to run,” McCormick told Fox News in an interview ahead of the ad’s release.
“Whether it’s not being able to afford gas or groceries because of record-high inflation, rampant crime in our cities, a dramatic spike in the trafficking of fentanyl and human exploitation across open borders, or the disgraceful lack of accountability for the death of 13 young service members in Afghanistan — these problems were self-inflicted by Joe Biden and the extreme policies of the Left. Pennsylvanians have had enough,” McCormick, a Gulf War combat veteran, continued.
The phrase “Let’s go, Brandon” took the internet by storm after an NBC reporter — whether intentionally or by mistake — claimed that a crowd of Nascar fans were cheering on race winner Brandon Brown when they were, in fact, chanting, “F*** Joe Biden.”
In the weeks that followed, the phrase “Let’s go, Brandon” quickly gained wide acceptance as a euphemism for the more profane “f*** Joe Biden” — and loud chants became commonplace everywhere from college football stadiums to the side of the road as the president and his motorcade passed by.
One frustrated father even said, “Let’s go, Brandon” to President Biden and first lady Jill Biden during a NORAD Santa-Tracker phone call.
Biden appeared to be caught off guard by the comment and responded, “Let’s go, Brandon, I agree.”
HERE IT IS — Joe Biden ACTUALLY says "Let's Go Brandon!"
The President and First Lady were speaking with kids calling NORAD about Santa when a dad butted in with, "Merry Christmas and Let's Go Brandon."
Joe: "Let's Go Brandon, I agree." pic.twitter.com/axyw2Y2g0U
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) December 24, 2021
As The Daily Wire reported:
President Joe Biden spent part of his day Friday taking calls from children about their Christmas wishes on the special line dedicated to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)’s Santa Tracker, and one child’s father reportedly ended their call with the phrase “Let’s go Brandon.”
President Biden, according to CNN White House correspondent Jeremy Diamond, replied, “Let’s go Brandon, I agree.”
“On a call with President Biden & First Lady Jill Biden intended for kids calling into NORAD to track Santa, a father ended the call by saying ‘Let’s go Brandon,” which is code for “F*** Joe Biden’
Biden replied, ‘Let’s go Brandon, I agree,’” Diamond tweeted.
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