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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 11:35 AM

 

NRATV host attacks Sen. Bernie Sanders over a fake Sanders Twitter account




The National Rifle Association’s media operation NRATV aired a tweet sent by an obviously fake Bernie Sanders account, with NRATV host Grant Stinchfield falsely claiming that Sanders asked on Twitter, “Who cares about a few terrorists?”

The April 25 broadcast of NRATV show Stinchfield had a segment on Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) position that all people in prison should be allowed to vote, regardless of the crime they were convicted for. Stinchfield mentioned that entertainer Cher had criticized Sanders' proposal on Twitter and creduously quoted a fake Sanders account that had responded to Cher's tweet. The account using the name “President Bernie Sanders” and the handle “@Ryan35186771” had written: “Why are you playing into this? Who cares about a few terrorists?”

Stinchfield represented that Sanders actually sent the tweet, saying, “It may be one of Bernie Sanders’ responses to Cher that is the most offensive. ‘Who cares about a few terrorists,’ he writes.” The NRATV host went on to say: “We care, Bernie Sanders and your supporters. We care about terrorists not voting from behind bars. The 5 1/2 million members of the NRA care because we love this country”:

Stinchfield often broadcasts patently false information on his NRATV show. On Election Day 2016, Stinchfield read from and discussed an article in an NRA magazine about the supposed horrors a Hillary Clinton presidency would bring while urging people not to vote for her. The article -- which raised the prospect of Syrian refugees establishing an “Islamic State in the United States” culminating in a nuclear attack on U.S. soil -- was labeled “fiction” by the NRA magazine.

https://www.mediamatters.org/authors/timothy-johnson/178
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JonLP24 Apr 2019 OP
ExciteBike66 Apr 2019 #1
onit2day Apr 2019 #2
Crowman2009 Apr 2019 #3
underpants Apr 2019 #4
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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 11:41 AM

1. Fake news channel blasts fake twitter account...

 

Sounds about right...
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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 11:45 AM

2. btw' 30 other countries allow prisoners to vote. Can't believe anything that has NRA name

 

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Response to onit2day (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 12:04 PM

3. Especially since they let a criminal become the president of the NRA.

 

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 12:05 PM

4. Fire! Aim! Ready!

 

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 12:21 PM

5. 5.5 million members in the NRA? Yeah, right. Prove it, and this is so ironic, being that ...

 

you got faked out by a fake twitter account, grossly over contributed illegally to rump's campaign, and used the help of a foreign US adversary, Russia, in our last elections. Seems like to me you have some serious issues you'll need to explain to the rest of us.

Idiots. No wonder people are leaving your org. Obviously very incompetent.
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