Social media users criticized the advertising campaign of U.S. President Donald trump, who is again running for the position, due to the use of photographs of Ukraine. This was written by the journalists of The Hill.
Advertising post built on the juxtaposition of order and chaos. In the photo with one hand by trump, representing the right, with other people, attacking a police officer. Below the signature: “Public safety against the chaos and violence.” To illustrate the chaos the authors used a photo of the Revolution of dignity in Ukraine.
a new Trump ad warning of chaos & violence depicts a cop being attacked by protesters…
only it’s a pic from Kyiv in 2014, when Yanukovich”s thugs fought to quash a democratic uprising.https://t.co/VfJujT50Lm pic.twitter.com/QBrlwauo6s – Jesse Lehrich (@JesseLehrich) July 22, 2020
In the post co-founder AccountableTech and former adviser to former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton, Jesse Leriche said that trump used a photo taken in Kiev in 2014, when the “bandits of Yanukovych fought for the suppression of the democratic uprising.”
The advertisement was launched on the 21st of July, in Facebook, in particular, in the group “Evangelicals for trump”. In the library of the advertisements stated that she paid DONALD J. TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT, INC.
Photo from Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kiev available in the public domain in Wikimedia Commons with a Creative Commons license 3.0. That is, it can be used by anyone with attribution, Mstislav Chernov.
Now advertising the post on the page “Evangelicals for trump” in Facebook already there.
In response to the request of the BBC in the company of Facebook said that they will not take any action against post and no comment is given.
The United States presidential election will be held in November 2020.
Major competitors in the post – traditionally, candidates from major political parties of America: the Democratic – Joe Biden and Republican Donald trump.
The election campaign this year against the backdrop of protests against the racism that arose after the murder of a police officer in Minneapolis African American George Floyd.