Here's a real live example of a chaos agent who infiltrated the resistance, joined candidate rooms, warned others about infiltrators, used Russian talking points to turn black people against Dems, & now supports Trump. 1/ H/T @ManInTheHoody #ThursdayThoughts #disinformation
Back in December 2017 she warned people about infiltrators. Makes her look like real resistance, right? 2/ #FakeNews #infiltrator
She tweeted about Trump being a sexual predator, & a Survivors March for survivors of sexual assault. 3/
There is no info on the site about a march, who was organizing it, or if it applied for or received non profit status.

The Donate button goes to her personal PayPal account.

The Learn More button doesn't work. The Join button goes to a form that requires personal info. 4/
She then started accusing people in candidate rooms she was in of being racist, and "trying to harm" her and her son. She lied about those being her rooms and her having "built" them. 5/
She still continues that lie today. She's never shown proof of any racism, harassment or threats against her or her son, but she repeats those accusations often. 6/
Her profile now says she's the director of PR fire MagaFirstNews.

Her first peice for them talks about how black people are no longer supporting Dems, and handed come to see these "good in Trump". 7/
This is the natural conclusion to the Russian talking points she was following.

Yes. Russian troll farms targeted POC (specifically black people) on social media to inflame racial tension & fracture the Dem vote to help Trump. 8/
The companies behind the these troll farms were controlled by a friend of Putin's.

Sharika is literally doing Putin's work.
Chaos agents & infiltrators can spend a long time (like a year) building up their accounts & establishing their credibility as resistance accounts.

It's important to read & learn about this so that you can spot it.
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It's important to learn about these disinformation tactics so that we can spot them and limit the damage they do.
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And just to clarify, since a few people are confused and seem to think that "chaos agent" means "Russian agent" (no LOL) - in this context, a chaos agent is a person who starts out pretending to be resistance/anti Trump, then "flips" to suddenly supporting Trump, even though it
completely contradicts all of their previous statements. For example, someone who claimed that their child was sexually abused, and was repeatedly tweeting about Trump being a sexual predator - obviously a chaos agent. There's no way to know what, if anything, they said is true.-
Their motive for doing what they do can vary. They may have no connection to Russia or any Russians at all. Someone may flip because they got a paying job, and the money is enough to pretend to support Trump. Or their goal may have been to cause division in the resistance, like
Mensch. Anyone can act as a chaos agent. In this particular case, I think money is involved, but that's my personal opinion.

So no, don't confuse "chaos agent" with "Russian agent". Not the same. At all.

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Sep 19, 2018
The closer we get to midterms, the more trolls & chaos agents we'll see coming out of the woodwork.

Their goal is to cause division in the Dem party and those supporting it, like in 2016. 1/
twitter.com/i/moments/9739… #WednesdayMotivation
What is a chaos agent? Simply put, someone who actively tries to damage movements or stop goals from being met.

In the context of the resistance, it's a person who discourages people from supporting Dems, voting Dem, and undermines faith in the movement. 2/ #disinformation
As Mueller's indictments show, this was a specific goal of the Russian #HybridWar in 2016. The Bernie v. Hillary split was a convenient source of tension to exploit. 3/
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Sep 18, 2018
Dear @SenatorCollins - I'll tell you why I waited to report a coworker who touched me inappropriately, and why reports of harassment and assault can have "odd timing". 1/12 #MeToo #Kavanaugh
At an event for a coworker who was leaving the company, I was chatting with a married male coworker. Suddenly his hand was up the back of my blouse, almost touching my bra.

I froze in shock for a second, then backed away, stammering "What are you doing?" 2/12 #TuesdayThoughts
He smiled and said "nothing". I walked away and joined some other coworkers. He stayed away from me after that.

I told my boyfriend about it, but decided not to report to HR for several reasons. 3/12 #RoyMoore
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Sep 8, 2018
#disinformation alert! 🚨

The right's latest talking points are false claims that #Kavanaugh's young children were harassed by Democrats as they were escorted out of the hearing.

This is quickly and easily debunked by a simple Google search. 1/8
A Fox News opinion peice expressed dismay that the 2 young girls were upset by the lack of civility shown to their father.

It doesn't say the children were harassed.

Their mother chose to remove them when Dems addressed the lack of transparency.
2/8 📰goo.gl/CYCaQW
The first result that said the children were harassed was a Reddit post, which contained a screenshot of a tweet. 3/8 #Kavanaugh
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Sep 4, 2018
The #KavanaughSCOTUS hearings start today.

I've seen MANY people express frustration, and trolls posing as progressive far left are bashing Schumer & Senate Dems.

Dems can't stop this confirmation.

Here's why, and what WE need to do. #TuesdayThoughts THREAD 1/6
🙋‍♂️ Why don't Dems just not show up? Then the senate can't vote on the confirmation!

👩‍🏫 There are easy procedural ways around that, esp. after McCain’s replacement is named (will be sooner than later if Dems try no-show). They could slow it down by hours - not weeks. 2/6
🙋‍♀️ Dems gave in too easily! Why didn't they fight back?

👨‍🏫 They did - they filibustered & insisted on roll call votes for some controversial candidates, which passed.

As the minority, there isn't much else they can do. 📰goo.gl/Dxkejr 3/6
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Aug 27, 2018
As we get closer to midterms, trolls and bots will push #FakeNews more than ever.

Here are some tips for spotting and fact checking possible propaganda or disinformation posts on social media. 1/9 #MondayMotivation
The tweet above that says McCain admitted to being a war criminal is an example of disinformation.

When you read the @snopes article, it's clear that McCain was talking about a false confession he wrote while a POW as a result of torture. 2/9 goo.gl/owo1Pb
A good example of propaganda is using #mollietibbits' tragic murder to paint #immigrants as criminals and advocate for anti-immigrant policies. 📰goo.gl/r6A1aS

They want to elicit an emotional response in working class Americans: to fear immigrants. 3/9
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Aug 20, 2018
This account was created in March 2018. A date for the military parade was announced on March 9th.

A month ago, Craig was up to 15K followers. That's extremely unusual for a 6 month old account that doesn't belong to a celebrity or public figure. 1/ #scammers #MondayMotivation
Almost immediately, the account started tweeting about the #1millionveteransmarch, using graphics with military imagery, constantly asking people to follow and retweet to get him to 100K followers so he would "qualify for funding". (Note the Buy Me a Coffee link).
A GoFundMe was set up for the march for donations. Craig himself promoted it by tweeting the link on June 15th.

He later said a volunteer set up the GoFundMe in her own name without his knowledge (July 11th), & shared a screenshot of that account showing that she blocked him.
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