The Republicans are using the airstrikes on Syria to get email addresses

Jessica Brown@Jessica_E_Brown
Saturday 08 April 2017 15:00
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The GOP are seemingly using the US airstrikes against Syria as a hook to gain email addresses for its mailing list.

Trump responded to chemical attacks in Syria, that Bashar al-Assad allegedly carried out against his own citizens, by firing US missiles at an airbase in the war-torn country.

Journalist Nicholas Thompson screenshotted the offending ad, which says “Do you support Trump’s missile launch?”.

Under the “yes and “no” tick boxes is a form for your name and email address.

Complete with a picture of one of the missiles being launched from a battleship.

It isn't the first time the Republican party has taken advantage of a situation to gain support.

Last month, the GOP allegedly used the false claims that Obama wiretapped Trump as a fundraising tool.

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