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Jill Stein has lost about 1000 Twitter followers the past month

Coinciding with the purge of Russian bots.




Source: The Intercept

ON A THURSDAY afternoon in November 2015, a light snow was falling outside the windows of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, despite the relatively warm weather, and Julian Assange was inside, sitting at his computer and pondering the upcoming 2016 presidential election in the United States.

In little more than a year, WikiLeaks would be engulfed in a scandal over how it came to publish internal emails that damaged Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and the extent to which it worked with Russian hackers or Donald Trump’s campaign to do so. But in the fall of 2015, Trump was polling at less than 30 percent among Republican voters, neck-and-neck with neurosurgeon Ben Carson, and Assange spoke freely about why WikiLeaks wanted Clinton and the Democrats to lose the election.

“We believe it would be much better for GOP to win,” he typed into a private Twitter direct message group to an assortment of WikiLeaks’ most loyal supporters on Twitter. “Dems+Media+liberals woudl then form a block to reign in their worst qualities,” he wrote. “With Hillary in charge, GOP will be pushing for her worst qualities., dems+media+neoliberals will be mute.” He paused for two minutes before adding, “She’s a bright, well connected, sadistic sociopath.”

Read more: https://theintercept.com/2018/02/14/julian-assange-wikileaks-election-clinton-trump/

By the way, here's Assange in 2016 lying about not having any preference:
"WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Says He Does Not Support Clinton Or Trump
Posted By Tim Hains
On Date July 25, 2016"

No wonder Wikileaks didn't leak any Trump-related documents.
Wikileaks along with Russia was a SUPER-PAC for Trump.
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