Boston Bruins star Bobby Aur, in an ad for Manchester Union-Leader on Friday, backed Republican President Donald Trump, saying Trump “defended the American people.”
“I want a teammate like this,” 72-year-old Aur said in the ad, which included a picture of Aur and his wife Peggy with Trump, all smiling and pointing their thumbs.
“Some of you may still be considering this situation. Your vote for President Trump will help the United States move forward in the years to come. So please, Peggy and I, President Donald J. Get involved in supporting Trump to run for re-election in this most important election, ”the advertisement said.
The ad was signed “Respectfully, Bobby Orr” and had a note below, “Paid by Bobby Orr.”
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Aur, who was born in Canada, said in the ad, “I have never done anything like this before, but I am very concerned about the country in which I have raised my family – a country I deeply love. Want to do My grandchildren I know America, a place of patriotism and opportunity.
Orf’s support came a day after golf great Jack Nicklaus, 80, backed Trump in a tweet.
Aur Ed and Nicholas Tweet shared many arguments and even some framing.
“Maybe you don’t like his tweets or how the president sometimes speaks, and that’s your prerogative. But remember, it’s not a personality contest; It’s about the policies and the people who support those policies, ”said Ed., For example.
“Maybe you don’t like the way our president says or tweets something – and trust me, I told him!” – But I’ve learned to look at the past and focus on what he tried to do. It is not a competition of personalities; It’s about patriotism, policies and the people they influence, “Nicholas wrote on Twitter.
Jeremiah Manion of The Globe Staff contributed to this report.
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