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Botany

(70,405 posts)
Mon Mar 26, 2018, 01:59 PM Mar 2018

Anybody think that the faked video of Emma Gonzales ripping up the Constitution was made in Russia

and then sent to the NRA or some right wing media outlet?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2018/03/25/a-fake-photo-of-emma-gonzalez-went-viral-on-the-far-right-where-parkland-teens-are-villains/?utm_term=.d120d3776b80

<Gab, the Twitter-like social network that is a popular refuge for the alt-right, tweeted the animation on Saturday to more than 100,000 followers, then hours later asserted it was “satire.” It racked up more than 1,200 retweets. The still images, looking more sophisticated than the glitchy animation, went further, appearing to be taken as legitimate by some conservative-minded Twitter users.>




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Anybody think that the faked video of Emma Gonzales ripping up the Constitution was made in Russia (Original Post) Botany Mar 2018 OP
Probably, either way it is exactly what we would expect from trumpers, GOP, etc. Eliot Rosewater Mar 2018 #1
Same old M.O. dalton99a Mar 2018 #2
Just like the Russian trolls and bots pushed the NFL player kneeling meme Botany Mar 2018 #4
I saw the original so when I saw the photoshopped version I knew it was satire. aikoaiko Mar 2018 #3
And the usual RWNJ on Facebook gay texan Mar 2018 #5
The alt right twitter account, Gab, 1st posted it but they have taken it down now .... Botany Mar 2018 #6
Precisely gay texan Mar 2018 #7
And many of the mouth breathing gun humpers will base their thinking around ... Botany Mar 2018 #8
You are preaching to the choir gay texan Mar 2018 #9

Eliot Rosewater

(31,104 posts)
1. Probably, either way it is exactly what we would expect from trumpers, GOP, etc.
Mon Mar 26, 2018, 02:04 PM
Mar 2018

The GOP, rump supporters are now indistinguishable from the KGB operatives as they all do the same things.

Botany

(70,405 posts)
4. Just like the Russian trolls and bots pushed the NFL player kneeling meme
Mon Mar 26, 2018, 02:11 PM
Mar 2018

Divide and conquer .... right out of the KGB/FSP/Putin playbook

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/lawmaker-russian-trolls-trying-to-sow-discord-in-nfl-kneeling-debate/2017/09/27/5f46dce0-a3b0-11e7-ade1-76d061d56efa_story.html?utm_term=.84aa31eb33aa

Trump even tweeted a link to a Russian server that was hosting something like
"Stand for the Flag" or "Stand for the Troops."

aikoaiko

(34,150 posts)
3. I saw the original so when I saw the photoshopped version I knew it was satire.
Mon Mar 26, 2018, 02:07 PM
Mar 2018

But once these things move out of context, they can seem real, inflame, and divide.


Could be a troll operation, though.

Botany

(70,405 posts)
6. The alt right twitter account, Gab, 1st posted it but they have taken it down now ....
Mon Mar 26, 2018, 02:14 PM
Mar 2018

..... after the damage has been done.


Botany

(70,405 posts)
8. And many of the mouth breathing gun humpers will base their thinking around ...
Mon Mar 26, 2018, 02:27 PM
Mar 2018

.... that "little lesbian tore up the constitution" mental picture. Just like the meme
that Hillary had people murdered to cover up Bill's cocaine smuggling operation in
Arkansas or that President Obama was going to smuggle in Hamas fighters into
America in order to take away the people's guns and then get a 3rd term. BTW I have
heard both of those "ideas" told to me by sober middle to upper class college educated
white people. One man and one woman.

gay texan

(2,426 posts)
9. You are preaching to the choir
Mon Mar 26, 2018, 04:52 PM
Mar 2018

This is the precise reason I'm fed up to the teeth with Facebook. I see no reason to even have a profile anymore. Tired of the rw bullshit

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