Activists project “Trump failed us” onto the mountain of Arizona.

BY JONATHAN EDWARDS

A coalition of liberal activists in Arizona created a huge sign to blame President Trump for the number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States and projected its message onto the side of a mountain.

Messages such as “COVID 224,601 dead” and “Trump let us down” were projected in both English and Spanish onto Camelback Mountain in Phoenix.

The sign was part of the efforts of the groups “Progress Arizona”, “Our Voice Our Vote Arizona”, “LUCHA”, “Mi Familia Vota” and “Por Nuestras Familias PAC”, reported the Republic of Arizona.

The signs were reportedly visible from Camelback and Camelhead streets in Phoenix.

Projection happens NOW at Camelback Mountain

Trumpf let us down — Voting on November 3rd! pic.twitter.com/UitZDXgn3w

– Progress Arizona (@Progress_AZ) October 28, 2020

“In these final days of the 2020 elections, we are literally putting into the spotlight how disastrous the presidency of Donald Trump was for Arizona and for America as a whole,” Emily Kirkland, Executive Director of Progress Arizona, told the Republic of Arizona.

President Trump won Arizona by 4 points in 2016, but polls there show him trailing Democratic candidate Joe Biden, who is going into the November election. Biden currently has a 7.1 percentage point lead in the RealClearPolitics polling index.

The Democrats are also trying to secure their support in a state senate battle in which Democrat Mark Kelly is competing against incumbent Senator Martha McSally (R), who has been closely aligned with Trump. Kelly has held a slight lead in most recent polls.

Trump and Biden clashed during last week’s debate over the reaction to the corona virus, with Biden pointing to the rising death toll while Trump claimed “We come around the corner, it goes away”.

https://washingtonnewsday.com/news/activists-project-trump-failed-us-onto-the-mountain-of-arizona/

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