Fresh off the heels of Tuesday’s dominating performance in several state primaries, to include winner-take-all Florida, Republican front-runner Donald Trump set his sights Wednesday on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
And he did so employing the same scorched-earth tactics that has proven to be so effective against his GOP opposition.
Trump released a devastating ad questioning Clinton’s toughness when it comes to dealing with foreign adversaries like Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and ISIS. The ad effectively uses Clinton’s own actions on the campaign trail to mock her and does so with lots of humor:
This is actually a real thing that the Trump campaign just put out:https://t.co/bwNMqg9eW3
— Stephen Taylor (@stephen_taylor) March 16, 2016
“Is this what we want for a President?” Trump asked his followers in a tweet.
The ad was an instant hit based on the online reaction from the candidate’s confident supporters. Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
@stephen_taylor he is going to win with a landslide. These are the types of ads the GOP should have been running the past few decades.
— Dan Tappin (@dantappin) March 16, 2016
— Kevin Burchett (@USACanuckeh) March 16, 2016
@stephen_taylor and it’s funny….. lollll
— Marc-André Parizeau (@maparizeau) March 16, 2016
— Roscoe Whalan (@RoscoeWhalan) March 16, 2016
.@realDonaldTrump I bet you’re super pumped you finally got to use that dope Putin judo footage for something. ???
— Philip DeFranco (@PhillyD) March 16, 2016
— Dustin (@ddpick18) March 16, 2016
— Chipmonkz (@chipmonkz) March 16, 2016
— Bentley (@BentleyforTrump) March 16, 2016