Please check out the Biden Campaign’s Tearful New Ad “Didn’t Matter”

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In one of the saddest and tearful ads of the 2020 campaign season, the Biden Campaign has released “Didn’t Matter.”

In the piece, Jessica, from Greenfield Wisconsin, recounts the sudden illness and death (within a week) of her grandmother from the Coronavirus.

She then criticized Mr. Trump for “downplaying” the emergence of COVID 19 and his “lack of leadership and lack of responsibility.”

She also feels that “our elderly have not been a priority for this administration and that they don’t matter. And I feel like my grandmother didn’t matter.”

The ad ends with Jessica crying that her grandmother died alone without anyone in the room to personally say goodbye.

How many grandchildren like Jessica in Arizona and across the country no longer can see their grandmother anymore because Donald Trump and his allies at the federal, state, and local level, denied the science and did not take COVID 19 seriously?

This is one more reason to vote 99 days from now on November 3, 2020.

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David Gordon
Living in Arizona since his family moved to Tempe from New York in 1982, David Gordon has three degrees from Arizona State University and the University of Phoenix in History, Political Science, and Secondary School Administration. A highly qualified Social Studies instructor and Certified School Principal, Mr. Gordon owned his own charter school, Grand Canyon College Preparatory Academy from 1997-2016. The school served students in grades 6-12 in the East Valley of Maricopa County. Many of the graduates of GCP earned college credit for free while still attending high school, some completing the first year of college before graduating. Among the speakers at the school's graduations were noted figures in Arizona Politics like Harry Mitchell, David Schweikert, Juan Mendes, Andrew Sherwood, and John Huppenthal. Mr. Gordon also participated in the revisions of the Arizona History and Social Studies standards. In January 2017, Mr. Gordon started the political blog Twenty-First Century Progressive Bull Moose. It has a global following and routinely comments on the political events of the day. Mr. Gordon also helps administer the Facebook page Living Blue in Arizona. He is also currently writing a series of Young Adult science fiction novels which incorporate the themes of time travel and its impact on history. Mr. Gordon is very happy to be asked to join the Blog for Arizona team and hopes to spread the progressive word to make Arizona a better place for everyone.

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  1. And we are yet to see the ‘powers that shouldn’t be’ hold any public ceremony or full acknowledgement of all the lives we have lost to Covid. We are yet to see a dignified recognition of those we have lost , and we have lost so many and so much including Susana Martinez. Republicans merely assign numbers to the deceased and then tinker and shuffle those numbers attempting to steamroll our collective grief under the treads of badly written conspiracy theories and the shadows of imaginary Chinese operatives. There is one thing the Republican party, the party of mass-hysteria junkies and Q’Anon wanna-be autocrats shows consistently :Their lack of respect for humanity and the depth of their retaliatory cruelty. The Maga- cult sees dignity and humanity as a weakness which their violent/ aggressive mindset can not comprehend for it directly contradicts the foundation of the autocracy they have begin to build.

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