Thursday, December 27, 2018

Secret Experiment in Alabama Senate Race Imitated Russian Tactics

How does crap like this continue to happen? Oh yeah, I forgot...wave around money and no one bothers to looking into who is dropping that kind of cash. You'd think it would be the I right?

The project’s operators created a Facebook page on which they posed as conservative Alabamians, using it to try to divide Republicans and even to endorse a write-in candidate to draw votes from Mr. Moore. It involved a scheme to link the Moore campaign to thousands of Russian accounts that suddenly began following the Republican candidate on Twitter, a development that drew national media attention.