The public narrative in the wake of Hurricane Michael is that
Florida politicians are in public-servant mode, doing everything
they can to help the victims of the powerful storm that just
destroyed parts of their state.
The private narrative is that, well, politicians are still
politiciansand this is midterm-election season, so for god’s sake,
stay focused on what really matters: getting elected or
On Thursday, just a day after Hurricane Michael made landfall,
Florida’s gubernatorial candidates and their parties added a
collective 20 percentnearly $27 millionin TV ad buys to their
campaign-ad schedules, according to Ad Age Datacenter, which parsed
raw data from Kantar Media’s CMAG (Campaign Media Analysis
Source: FS – Advertising Blogs !
Florida politicians just spent million more on TV ads, right after Hurricane Michael struck