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Mon Nov 30, 2020, 11:35 AM

Interesting thing about Biden's future WH Press Secretary Jen Psaki--Russian trolls *hate* her.

They hate her with an absolute passion--her and former Ambassador Michael McFaul probably received more wrath from Kremlin based trolls than any other American figure.

It all dates back to 2014 after the US State Department had levied sanctions against Russia after the invasion and annexation of Crimea. Russian trolls would send the nastiest comments at the State Department's daily press briefings, which Psaki conducted. While most Americans hardly knew who Psaki was or bothered to watch any State Department briefings themselves, she was a household name to the Russian online community and they went after her on an everyday basis.

I suppose the vitriol against her was an example of "shooting the messenger" but thankfully I don't think Psaki ever let it get to her. Glad to see this hire from the President Elect.

She's widely acknowledged it herself:


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Tommy_Carcetti Nov 2020 OP
underpants Nov 2020 #1
Cirque du So-What Nov 2020 #2
NurseJackie Nov 2020 #3
luvtheGWN Nov 2020 #4
NurseJackie Nov 2020 #5
Lasher Nov 2020 #8
Wednesdays Nov 2020 #9
Lasher Nov 2020 #10
marble falls Nov 2020 #6
Hulk Nov 2020 #7

Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 11:39 AM

1. Interesting. I didn't know that.

Thanks.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 11:40 AM

2. Here's hoping she gives them heartburn on a daily basis

You know you’re doing something right when Russian trolls hate you.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 01:02 PM

3. I haven't heard her name pronounced yet...

Is it "puh-SAH-key" or "pih-SAH-key" or (silent-P) SAH-key?

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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 01:15 PM

4. Silent "P".

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Response to luvtheGWN (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 01:17 PM

5. Thanks!

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Response to luvtheGWN (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 02:16 PM

8. Like Asian rice wine?

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Response to Lasher (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 02:37 PM

9. The Japanese call it "nihonshu."

In Japan, the word "sake" can refer to any alcoholic beverage.

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #9)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 08:41 PM

10. In 1970 I ordered sake at the Tokyo Hilton

They brought me rice wine without asking for clarification.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 01:33 PM

6. All I need to know to give her nomination two thumbs up.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 02:14 PM

7. I absolutely love her!!

What a refreshing change to have an HONEST and reliable source of information from the White House.

We have suffered greatly with the Three Stooges😈

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