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I’m starting to see firsthand, how Russia used support for Bernie Sanders to divide us.
I supported Sanders, and many accounts which I still follow are starting to come into focus.
I’m compiling a list of those accounts that have a clear goal of dividing us.
One obvious sign is when an account is critical of US foreign policy, which deserves criticism, but defends Russia.
Search the term “Russiaphobia”, and you’ll find plenty of accounts to keep an eye on.
#Russia2018 #Putin
Right now, it appears as though there’s a major PR push for Finland—which has me very concerned.
Many pro-Russia accounts are trying to create a narrative of Finnish people being in favor of Russia.
In the past, such campaigns are a prequel to a hostile military action.
These accounts follow each other and use mob tactics. When a post is made criticizing Putin or Russia, they’ll invade the thread, trying to control the narrative by diverting attention or defending Russia.
It’s best to simply block them.
#2018Midterms #RussianElectionHacking
There is no justification for an American “progressive” to support or defend #Putin—whatsoever.
Even if you don’t believe that #Russia interfered in our election, Putin’s authoritarianism, persecution of homosexuals etc, runs completely counter to progressive values.
It’s up to us to defend our democracy and safeguard our elections.
The government can’t shut these accounts down, and twitter has done all they can do.
If you see someone claiming to be a Progressive, yet defending Putin and Russia—call them out
#2018Midterms #RussianCollaborator
And I want to be clear here— this isn’t about Bernie or Hillary.
This is about Russian actors who pretended to support the candidates, including Republicans, but were only trying to inflame hostilities and prevent unity.
#2018Midterms #RussianCollaborator
Sanders or Clinton would’ve made great presidents—far greater than the scumbag we currently have.
But that’s not what the Russians wanted.
They wanted a pro-Putin, #Trump presidency—so they magnified our disagreements to keep us divided.
They’re still doing it.
Understand that there’s no debating a Russian.
They cannot be convinced—and their goal isn’t to convince you.
Their goal is to perpetuate the argument and inflame hostilities.
The ONLY way to counter this, is to deny them access to our discourse.
#BlockRussians #2018Midterms

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