The United Steelworkers union trolled President Trump over the weekend when they used a “bat light” to project a giant campaign logo for former Vice President Joe Biden and his colleague Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Onto the side of Trump Tower in downtown Chicago.
In photos taken on Saturday night, a huge blue Biden / Harris logo is projected onto the side of the skyscraper, just above Trump’s own name on his building.
The United Steelworkers approved Biden’s candidacy back in May and in the past few weeks have projected the Biden / Harris logo onto a number of Chicago landmarks, including Wrigley Field and the Chicago Theater, with their “bat light”. The union̵
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Illinois is far from a battlefield state in the upcoming elections. 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won the state by 16 points and President Barack Obama by nearly 17 points.
But neighboring Wisconsin is very much up for grabs after Trump turned the state around in 2016, forcing the Democrats to refocus their efforts on regaining support in Badger State. The latest average of RealClearPolitics polls shows that Biden is 6.1 points ahead of Trump, just over two weeks from election day.
Nationally, Biden has a lead of 8.9 points over Trump.
In addition to public polls suggesting that Biden has an advantage, the former vice president enjoys another significant advantage over Trump: money. In the past four months, his campaign has raised over $ 1 billion, and that has enabled him to dwarf Trump’s once massive cash advantage.
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This can be seen in the ad, where Biden and his Democratic allies are spending twice as much money as Trump and the Republicans in the last few days of the race, according to ad tracking firm Kantar / CMAG.
Although Trump has pulled back from the Midwestern advertising that secured his 2016 win, Trump has invested heavily elsewhere, including North Carolina where he is well on his way to easily outperform Biden in the coming days.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.