“The challenge becomes, how do you maintain, capture and retain attention at scale?” said Eric Wilson, a Republican political technologist and the former digital director of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign.
“I think the thing that’s clear is that the people who took over the Capitol are not interested in the political process,” Eric Wilson, a Republican political technologist, said in an interview
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“You no longer need the support or functions of a big party headquarters. You are starting to see how individual politicians can be a party unto themselves.”
“It’s a narrow change made as a PR stunt, and what we actually need is Facebook political ads turned back on,” Wilson said.