Liberal politicians and Democratic lawmakers are turning to Hollywood to help settle on a winning message heading into the 2018 midterms; enlisting writers, directors, and focus groups to make their case to centrist and right-leaning voters across the country.
According to Politico, the Democratic National Committee and left-leaning legislators are looking to Tinsel Town to piece together a winning message before November; creating a group consisting of the producers of HBO’s show ‘Veep,’ actors, and others.
“The group has discussed targeted voter-registration programs with visiting Democrats, as well as the party’s framing of issues ranging from abortion rights to gun control. In one recent meeting, a Midwestern senator sought advice about how to discuss gun control with conservative-leaning voters in his or her state, multiple participants said,” writes Politico.
“One of the first things we were at least talking about in the beginning meetings was how to improve upon the message as to what does the Democratic Party stand for, what does that represent,” added an industry insider.
Read the full report at Politico.