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Mon Jul 17, 2017, 12:21 PM

Pro-Trump Troll Says Hes Doing Performance Art As Gateway Pundits White House Correspondent

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Source: National Memo

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters.

The Gateway Pundit’s Lucian Wintrich said he’s doing “performance art” as a White House correspondent in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profile, reinforcing that his role is less of a journalist and more of a sycophantic troll.

Wintrich, who was behind the “Twinks4Trump” photography exhibit, was hired by the far-right fringe (and often wrong) political blog The Gateway Pundit as its White House correspondent in February. Since then, Wintrich has adopted the Trump administration’s playbook for delegitimizing the media, including referring to anything critical reported about the administration as fake news and attacking media organizations like CNN. This coincided with the propaganda effort by the Trump administration to rely on pro-Trump shills to spread its message. Additionally, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Wintrich admitted that “Half of what I do — well, on social media specifically — is f—ing with people.”

Read more: http://www.nationalmemo.com/pro-trump-troll-says-hes-performance-art-gateway-pundits-white-house-correspondent/



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turbinetree Jul 17 OP
forgotmylogin Jul 17 #1
turbinetree Jul 17 #3
YOHABLO Jul 17 #5
lark Jul 17 #2
turbinetree Jul 17 #4
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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Mon Jul 17, 2017, 12:44 PM

1. Isn't "Twinks4Trump" what Milo denizens call themselves?

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Response to forgotmylogin (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 17, 2017, 01:07 PM

3. I believe so

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Response to forgotmylogin (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 17, 2017, 01:23 PM

5. Oh shit. That's like saying "Homos for Hitler" so ridiculous

and very naive and stupid.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Mon Jul 17, 2017, 12:49 PM

2. Typical Trumper.

Hate is everything, truth means nothing.

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Response to lark (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 17, 2017, 01:08 PM

4. And I believe he has a hall pass to get into the white house press meetings...............

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Mon Jul 17, 2017, 01:40 PM

6. Locking...

The consensus of Forum Hosts agree this is commentary, opinion and analysis; not LBN

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