The internet thought it found the Trump whistleblower's picture. The internet was wrong

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  1. Andrew Jackson

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    Right-wing social media accounts have been widely sharing two photographs that they claim show the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and prove that the whistleblower is biased against Trump and hopelessly untrustworthy.

    In fact, the pictures show nothing of the sort.

    The images' persistence on the internet highlights how digital misinformation is increasingly coming into play in the discourse surrounding the impeachment probe, and how some online platforms are struggling to contain the damage.


    https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/08/tech/whistleblower-photo-fake/index.html

    Once AGAIN, the Breitbart/Twitter RW Fever Swamp CAUGHT (Red-Handed) Blatantly Pushing MISINFORMATION.

    Imagine being the sort of person who would Blindly Retweet this Utterly Absurd Misinformed BS.:smh:

    This is merely the Tip of the Iceberg of the sort of Misinformation that we should expect 24/7 from the Pro-Trump RW all the way until Election Time.

    It is only going to get WORSE.

    Thoughts?
     
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    HB Surfer Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Which images? Can you help a brother out?
     
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    HB Surfer Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Is this one false?

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    So you're saying the MSM knows exactly who the "whistleblower" is and exactly what he looks like, well enough to pick him out of a lineup.

    Tell us more.
     
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    vman12 Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    What about this one?

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  6. Andrew Jackson

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    Read the Linked article.

    Is is ALL there.

    You're Welome:salute:
     
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    Clearly CNN is mistaken, as they don't include pictures that can be independently verified.

    Did they include their sources that confirmed the identity?

    I love when leftists run with rope.
     
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    Your article has no images, so can you help us out? Otherwise your OP pretty much sucks.
     
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    Thoughts are this is the exact same dirty Russian tactics that we've seen deployed to help Trump since 2015, this flood of disinformation designed to destroy the credibility of all opponents to their favored candidate (Trump) and sow as much chaos, confusion, discord and distrust in our politics and society as they can. Just imagine the kind of crap that HB Surfer and the other Trumpers are going to be seeing in their alt-right social media feeds and impulsively reposting to this forum about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate!
     
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    The article says that the guy isn't even working in government now. You really should try reading the news instead of ignoring it and making yourself look like a useless, silly troll.
     
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    Eric Ciaramella attended exclusive dinner in October 2016 as vice president's guest. Vice President Joe Biden.

    Looks like the real election interference and corruption is once again former Vice President Joe Biden.
     
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    :) OK, Internet ...
     
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    Totally. :roflol:

    Hey! I saw it at 8chan from a guy that retweeted something that Alex Jones said from a now-deleted Twitter account.

    Gotta be True...:roflol:
     
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    Oh so the guy who filed a government whistleblower report doesn't work for the government.

    There's a brilliant, well-thought out claim.
     
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    Exactly.

    Just wait until the Pro-Trump RW Breitbart/Twitter Trolls get to work on the Deepfake Videos that they plan on SPAMMING the Internet with next year.

    And, this place is going to be FLOODED with that sort of FAKE Pro-Trump BS.:smh:
     
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    So we have a thread on the fake Whistleblower's pictures without any pictures?

    Thread fail.
     
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    Yes CNN should clear this up by showing us who he is, since they know for sure, 100%.
     
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    Says the people who gave us 10,000 OP's on "Russia Russia Russia".

    That worked out so well, too.
     
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    You sound truly surprised.
     
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    How many individuals were charged, indicted, plead guilty, or are now in prison because of the Mueller investigation?

    Hint: More than just one. In fact, it's 34.

    https://time.com/5556331/mueller-investigation-indictments-guilty-pleas/

    No quite the nothingburger you guys try to paint it as.
     
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    Not a SINGLE ONE on anything to do with Trump or Russian Collusion. Which qualifies it as a "Witch Hunt".
     
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    Opposed to the Russia collusion lies that were talked about by Schiff and the left wing clowns for 2+ years.

    How did that turn out..... lol
     
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    Two.

    For tax evasion.

    Not a single American citizen knowingly worked with any Russian to affect the 2016 election.

    You'd think leftists would get tired of trying to use this embarrassing argument.
     
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    You mock Breitbart in the same thread you posted a CNN story?
     
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