While the Lincoln Project continues to line its organizers’ pockets, the silver-lining of the PAC is that they have been very prodigious in their video output. More specifically, their videos are attacks on Donald Trump and his record and how awful he is. This relentless barrage of fact has allowed Vice President Joe Biden the opportunity to run a campaign that does not rely on what the traditional media would likely call “negative ads.” I say that with a pinch of salt because Donald Trump’s entire existence is negative, from start to finish, and the facts are the facts.
The newest video put out in collaboration with VoteVets.org tells the very simple story of retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and the bullying and threats he and his family received for bravely testifying about Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani’s involvement in trying to coerce a foreign power to create the illusion of criminal impropriety in political rival Joe Biden’s record. The video shows Rachel Vindman, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman’s wife, and their family talking about their experience on the righteous end of an authoritarian and corrupt president’s anger.