BuzzFeed Backs Out of ‘Significant’ Ad Deal With RNC Over Trump’s Rhetoric | Adweek

What’s worse for our nation’s health? Donald Trump or cigarettes?

They’re about equal, per an email from BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti to his employees this morning. Peretti was explaining his decision to back out of advertising deal with the Republican National Committee, pointing to the GOP presumptive nominee’s hateful rhetoric about Muslims, Mexicans and others.

Politico obtained a copy of the email, where Peretti stated that earlier this spring that BuzzFeed and RNC inked a deal to “spend a significant amount on political advertisements slated to run during the fall election cycle.”

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