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Mon Nov 4, 2019, 07:24 AM

Trump Tweeter: "HitlerDidNothingWrong, IslamIsSatanism, WhiteGenocide"

In Trump’s Twitter Feed: Conspiracy-Mongers, Racists and Spies
By MIKE McINTIRE, KAREN YOURISH and LARRY BUCHANAN
Nov. 2, 2019

Mr. Trump, whose own tweets have warned of deep-state plots against him, accused the House speaker of treason and labeled Republican critics “human scum,” has helped spread a culture of suspicion and distrust of facts into the political mainstream.

The president is also awash in an often toxic torrent that sluices into his Twitter account — roughly 1,000 tweets per minute, many intended for his eyes. Tweets that tag his handle, @realDonaldTrump, can be found with hashtags like #HitlerDidNothingWrong, #IslamIsSatanism and #WhiteGenocide. While filters can block offensive material, the president clearly sees some of it, because he dips into the frothing currents and serves up noxious bits to the rest of the world.

By retweeting suspect accounts, seemingly without regard for their identity or motives, he has lent credibility to white nationalists, anti-Muslim bigots and obscure QAnon adherents like VB Nationalist, an anonymous account that has promoted a hoax about top Democrats worshiping the Devil and engaging in child sex trafficking.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/11/02/us/politics/trump-twitter-disinformation.html?te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20191104§ion=topNews?campaign_id=9&instance_id=13590&segment_id=18493&user_id=cd25229822fb6350f11c6cb7ab0d25e8®i_id=90467985tion=topNews

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Mon Nov 4, 2019, 11:03 AM

1. I wonder how many of those are bot accounts?

I know at least half of his followers are bot accounts. I'm sure there's probably more.

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Mon Nov 4, 2019, 01:28 PM

2. Do you think Trump had racist create them?

He retweets the ones supporting "white nationalists, anti-Muslim bigots."

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Mon Nov 4, 2019, 01:33 PM

3. No I think the racist tweets came from Russian bot accounts.

It was something like 55% of Trump's 63 million followers are bot accounts.

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