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Mike 03

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7. From the article
Tue Nov 26, 2019, 10:51 AM
Nov 2019
Russian disinformation is not just about President Trump or the 2016 presidential election. Did they work to get Trump elected? Yes, diligently. Our research has shown how Russia strategically employed social media to build support on the right for Trump and lower voter turnout on the left for Clinton. But the IRA was not created to collude with the Trump campaign. They existed well before Trump rode down that escalator and announced his candidacy, and we assume they will exist in some form well after he is gone. Russia’s goals are to further widen existing divisions in the American public and decrease our faith and trust in institutions that help maintain a strong democracy. If we focus only on the past or future, we will not be prepared for the present. It’s not about election 2016 or 2020.
Geeze... Hugin Nov 2019 #1
Excellent article! FM123 Nov 2019 #2
AND homegirl Nov 2019 #12
K&R. n/t rzemanfl Nov 2019 #3
What is the Dem's plan to deal with this? Johnny2X2X Nov 2019 #4
Not so. Several have come out in quite strong terms. Here's PatrickforO Nov 2019 #22
Here's what I want to see Johnny2X2X Nov 2019 #23
perhaps this is where andrew yang could be of assistance n/t orleans Nov 2019 #32
If Bloomfield really wanted to help he would take 30 million and dedicate it to ruining Maraya1969 Nov 2019 #27
Instead, he's buying 100's of climate change related search terms on Google... Crash2Parties Nov 2019 #30
Kicked and bookmarked! smirkymonkey Nov 2019 #5
K&R. Important. JudyM Nov 2019 #6
From the article Mike 03 Nov 2019 #7
K&R 2naSalit Nov 2019 #8
These people are really good at what they do PatSeg Nov 2019 #9
Their command of the English language is impeccable. CaptYossarian Nov 2019 #15
And their understanding PatSeg Nov 2019 #18
Maybe Zuckerberg is teaching them in St. Petersburg personally. CaptYossarian Nov 2019 #24
I never re-Tweet anything B Stieg Nov 2019 #10
I don't use twitter for a reason..... getagrip_already Nov 2019 #11
I have a Twitter account PatSeg Nov 2019 #19
+1 keithbvadu2 Nov 2019 #13
I don't share "uplifting tweets" from trolls brooklynite Nov 2019 #14
Great minds think alike.. I am going to cross post your op into mine in DU Primaries Peacetrain Nov 2019 #16
That is a great place for it G_j Nov 2019 #25
Not on Twitter, PoindexterOglethorpe Nov 2019 #17
I hate that too and I purposely will not do it. But what do you think about this? Maraya1969 Nov 2019 #28
That's RW shit alright. tRUMP. SammyWinstonJack Nov 2019 #35
And at home ... ancianita Nov 2019 #20
REALLY good article. PatrickforO Nov 2019 #21
k&r n/t lordsummerisle Nov 2019 #26
"Melanie's audience was made up of educated, urban, left-wing Americans" NCLefty Nov 2019 #29
Reflexive control Celerity Nov 2019 #34
And the cutsie stuff. Thankful for Twitter's Block feature OhNo-Really Nov 2019 #31
HorseShit. This happens, but it's not a majority. nt greyl Nov 2019 #33
The USA's is the most open and widely disseminated culture on the planet. Ligyron Nov 2019 #36
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