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Fri Nov 3, 2017, 10:46 AM

Russian propaganda machine catapulting Democratic controversy

If their intent is to divide us, it's working


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Reply Russian propaganda machine catapulting Democratic controversy (Original post)
pscot Nov 2017 OP
ffr Nov 2017 #1
chia Nov 2017 #2
NightWatcher Nov 2017 #3
comradebillyboy Nov 2017 #5
Pugster Nov 2017 #7
HopeAgain Nov 2017 #30
ananda Nov 2017 #4
comradebillyboy Nov 2017 #6
Blaukraut Nov 2017 #8
MrsCoffee Nov 2017 #10
BannonsLiver Nov 2017 #11
emulatorloo Nov 2017 #26
bettyellen Nov 2017 #28
joshcryer Nov 2017 #9
pscot Nov 2017 #14
triron Nov 2017 #12
NCTraveler Nov 2017 #13
Cryptoad Nov 2017 #16
NCTraveler Nov 2017 #19
kcr Nov 2017 #15
tiredtoo Nov 2017 #20
kcr Nov 2017 #23
tiredtoo Nov 2017 #31
loyalsister Nov 2017 #17
pscot Nov 2017 #32
meow2u3 Nov 2017 #18
bettyellen Nov 2017 #29
ProudLib72 Nov 2017 #21
Chakaconcarne Nov 2017 #22
emulatorloo Nov 2017 #27
rockfordfile Nov 2017 #24
humbled_opinion Nov 2017 #25

Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 10:56 AM

1. Putin's loving this to no end, I'm sure.

We have a legislative branch that is protecting their reign of power over a system that is incapable of protecting itself from Russian infiltration. And our populous has the attention span of the average dog, all too willing to soak up whatever Reality Show dirt comes across Fb, Twitter, Google, etc.

We're so fucked!

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 10:59 AM

2. Dear Democratic party: Please Unite. Now.

Against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:02 AM

3. Maybe some people should stop being duped and quit helping them?



If I say certain names I'll get posts banned. So far those names are "Bernie and Donna". I just suggested that we stop helping Putin and trump, but if you like them, I guess we should keep this up and rip ourselves to shreds. I'm sorry, I was on the side that is fighting trump and not helping.

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:08 AM

5. Liz jumped in with both feet as well.

What on Earth was she thinking?

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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:25 AM

7. +1 nt

 

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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:52 PM

30. Hear me out...

maybe Warren is thinking it is simply time for the Democratic Party to distance themselves from Clinton. No matter how unfair it is, Hillary Clinton's brand is deeply tarnished at this point. Beyond repair. Hillary hate is what Trump and his minions live and breathe on. Trump's supporters put up with everything stupid Trump does by saying he is better than Hillary.

Hillary is no longer a candidate. On the left, many people feel like she represents a wealthy "establishment" that controls the party, again, rightfully or wrongfully, it doesn't matter. This is the chance for the Democratic party to put on a new face and move past all the perception problems, and all the crap from the 2016 clusterfuck that, beyond all probability, elected Donald Trump. Keeping Hillary in the forefront of the party only plays into the Republican strategy of demonizing democrats by demonizing Hillary.

Warren is a very bright lady and she knows these are desperate times. I am going to wait and see how things play out before I pass judgment.

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:07 AM

4. I can guess the next comment.

"Brazile is a Russian agent."

Sheesh

Me: I think she's just trying to rehabilitate her image.

Also, I do not think this will affect Obama in any way.
He's pretty unflappable; and Clinton is strong and
happy now.

We need to focus on the next election cycle and get
Democrats elected!

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Response to ananda (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:10 AM

6. I don't think DB helped her image at all unless

she's looking for a job with the Our Revolution PAC.

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Response to ananda (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:33 AM

8. It's about attempting to maintain the division in the Dem party, not about Obama or Clinton

And that is a valid concern. Whether Brazil had that goal in mind when she wrote the book is anyone's guess, but that is exactly what she accomplished. With a lie.

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Response to ananda (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:35 AM

10. Rehabilitating her image at the Democrats expense.

Fuck her.

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Response to ananda (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:36 AM

11. "She's just trying to rehabilitate her image."

If that is the case then.....







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Response to ananda (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:46 PM

26. Nobody said "Brazile is a Russian Agent" and I highly doubt anyone will.

Agreed that she's trying to reinvent herself and make herself more marketable.

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Response to ananda (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:50 PM

28. Well that's a bit ridiculous- and flip, considering we're investigating Russian interference at the

 

Moment- sounds like you don't take it seriously enough?

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:34 AM

9. The Russians have turned manipulating social media into an art.

I am actually really impressed.

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #9)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 12:16 PM

14. They are skilled People Whisperers

but to be honest, we're pretty easy.

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:48 AM

12. Yeah and Chuck Turd (Todd) acted like the Brazille story

was 100% accurate. Sick of this stupid and sick Hillary bashing.
Even warren joined in! WTF!

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 11:50 AM

13. Destabilization is the goal.

 

LIV's are the target.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 12:40 PM

16. Any effects on Book Sales??????????

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Response to Cryptoad (Reply #16)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:01 PM

19. It was almost a brilliant roll-out.

 

Everyone knows she has a book coming out and few know the name of it. Clinton is bigger than life and the mere topic alone overshadowed the book. She got the biggest bang but I don't think it will equate to bucks. That and she really seems to have pissed off true Sanders supporters and Clinton supporters.

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 12:29 PM

15. I'd like to know exactly what we're supposed to do to not be divided in the face of this?

I constantly hear how much this is soooo divisive every time shit like this happens. So, when Donna let this bombshell drop, what was the proper response so as not to be divisive? Just go along with it?

I think it's more important to keep our eye on what we're supposed to be united on. What is the point of being united if that's just going to be used against us? We'll just be led by our united noses and forced into agendas we don't want. Being united won't do a damn bit of good if we're forced to unite for anti-Democratic ideals.

No. I think if we stay focused on our goals, that will naturally unite us. It isn't divisive to fight for those goals.

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Response to kcr (Reply #15)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:02 PM

20. Proper response is to let it have it's 24 news cycle flash and move on. NT

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Response to tiredtoo (Reply #20)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:16 PM

23. The damage from that "newsflash" is real.

You can just choose to move on and get over it. People who are less affected by the damage are more likely to feel like that's the true and correct course and think nothing of telling others they're being divisive. That would be my point.

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Response to kcr (Reply #23)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 02:11 PM

31. Not sure what you mean here but,

If you want to continue with this debate, go ahead not sure who benefits from it but, go ahead.
We are all affected by division in the party.

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 12:44 PM

17. Hillary should have been left out of her analysis

But the financing problems that tore down my and other states are worth discussing. People don't get that buying into the headline with hysterical defenses of Hillary and discussion of the primary is what is most destructive. Forget the competition and look at the overarching problem, and ways to move forward. 50 state strategy!!!

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Response to loyalsister (Reply #17)

Sat Nov 4, 2017, 09:22 PM

32. Eyes on the prize

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:00 PM

18. Give the mainstream media outlets a heads up

Remind them that they might be repeating Russian propaganda when they're "reporting" about the supposed divide among Democrats.

We have to tell them to quit doing Putin's bidding.

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Response to meow2u3 (Reply #18)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:52 PM

29. Yes!

 

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:15 PM

21. I just read your comment as

"It's their internet", not "If their intent". And that's how bad it has become.

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:16 PM

22. This will all be forgotten news once the next 4 indictments are announced.

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Response to Chakaconcarne (Reply #22)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:47 PM

27. True.

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:33 PM

24. Not surprised. The far right was doing the same thing

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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 3, 2017, 01:37 PM

25. Come on folks the bottom line

Donna Brazille is just trying to sell more books, classic all press is good press no matter what lies you tell.

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