This is a common strategy for a party that wants low turnout. It's been used for many years.
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This is somewhat unique though, don't you agree?
In those situations the message usually comes from a PAC or some group that raised money for an ad and it's targeted at the opposition supporters.
If Aborted Monson is right, there are going to be some confused people bitching about fake news reporting an election win when the election hasn't even happened (or so they think).