“We live in two different countries right now,” said Eric Wilson, a Republican digital strategist and digital director of Marco Rubio’s 2016 campaign.
“It’s not something like health care or taxes that people have had a lifetime to form opinions on,” Wilson said.
Rahm Emanuel famously said in November 2008, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” The clarifying context, which is less well-known, continues: “It’s an opportunity to do things that you think you could not do before.”
That kind of texting is “a critical method for campaigns and other organizations to increase voter turnout,” said Eric Wilson, a veteran Republican digital strategist who worked on Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign.
“A campaign’s email and text messaging list are some of the most important assets they have in 2020,” said Eric Wilson, a Republican digital strategist who worked on Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign, adding that it was “really very concerning to see that such a significant issue happened and to see that it wasn’t resolved in a timely manner.”
“It’s a slow-moving trainwreck,” said Eric Wilson, a Republican consultant who led Marco Rubio’s digital strategy in the 2016 presidential campaign. “The warning signs are flashing right now, and they’re ignoring it.”