‘Sustained and ongoing’ disinformation assault targets Dem presidential candidates

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  1. Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson Well-Known Member

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    A wide-ranging disinformation campaign aimed at Democratic 2020 candidates is already underway on social media, with signs that foreign state actors are driving at least some of the activity.

    The main targets appear to be Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), four of the most prominent announced or prospective candidates for president.


    https://www.politico.com/story/2019/02/20/2020-candidates-social-media-attack-1176018

    So, the RW Internet Troll Squad is getting an early start on spreading BS and disinformation about the Top Dem. Contenders.

    Apparently, some in Trumpland are desperately afraid of the potential Dem. Nominee and want to get an early start in smearing them with misinformation.

    "foreign state actors"

    Is anyone surprised?

    Thoughts?
     
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    Spooky Well-Known Member Donor

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    So can you tell us what the difference is if I post something negative about Harris or Russia posts something negative?

    Do they somehow evoke different results?

    lol
     
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    Looks like we may need a Special Counsel.
     
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    They're just too smart and too patriotic not to make fun of. Deal with it :hug:
     
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    Dutch Well-Known Member Donor

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    Right... Mueller may be looking for a job once he's done with Russian collusion? After all, he's not gonna investigate crooked Hillary, right?
     
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    yes its our fault they back racist liars and socialism.

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    When I'm bombarded on Facebook about Trump being a racist, homophobe, who assaults women, how is that any different? When the MSM lies daily about how Trump or someone else in the WH is "feeling", because an unknown source told them, how is that different? Its actually WORSE, because its our own people. I expect Russian trolls to make troll posts. But when "legit" news flat out lies and trolls its own people, that's a much bigger cause for concern.

    For example, why else would the MSM lie about racism that doesn't exist unless it wants to create chaos? Why would they call innocent kids racists and violent, unless they want to convince the public, white people are evil?
     
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    Kamala Harris ****ing her way up the Democrat political ladder isn't misinformation.
     
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    You act like the LW Internet Troll Squad does not do the same exact thing.

    "The lady doth protest too much, methinks" - Hamlet Act III, Scene II


     
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    LOL, democrat trolls are already trashing those running against their favorites. The circus is just beginning.
     
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    This is just the beginning. I assume China and N. Korea will also get into the game closer to the election. The really funny thing is that the article doesnt mention any lies being told, just memes about their stances.
     
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    Anything the Dems are not going to blame the Racists errr Russians on?
     
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    My guess is it's democrats who are siding with one candidate trying to eliminate the competition. The left if famous for their lies, like Romney's taxes, Trump's a homophobe, blacks would be deported, etc.
     
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    My guess would be Trump's Russian Troll Squad doing all they can to cut down potential challengers to Putin's Orange Puppet.
     
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    Harris showed her racial bias by simply believing Smolette off the cuff. Then dodged the question when asked what she thought about what she said in light of new evidence. Her pre-conceived notions were showing.
     
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    The major attack word of the right wing this political cycle,"SOCIALIST"??We need to return the favor with FASCIST or Nazi!!!
     
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    So you are gonna return “socialist” with national socialist? Yeah that should go well for you
     
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    It is refreshing to see dems take a sudden interest in opposing disinformation.
     
  19. Antiduopolist

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    Free speech, and the free access thereto, is AWESOME.

    Also:

    Harris = Disgusting corrupt sociopath.

    Warren = As repugnant as she is, could beat Trump.

    Sanders = Has no chance of getting the nom or winning, and is a cringing puppy to the criminal DNC and sociopathic Deep State, but I still kinda like him.

    O'Rourke = Slimy glad-handing pretty boy.
     
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    As earlier noted, free speech, and the free access thereto, is awesome.

    Blaming anyone but the Democrats for how disgusting/sleazy/criminal the Democrats are is silly.

    (I presume it goes without saying how disgusting/sleazy/criminal the Republicans are.)
     

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