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Contrary To Liberal Reports, Trolls On Social Media Didn’t Get Trump Elected

Time for Democrats to try a new narrative. This one’s been exploded to pieces.

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Ever since President Trump was sworn into office, folks on the left have been claiming that trolls on social media are largely responsible for his upset of left-wing fan favorite Hillary Clinton, a narrative they have pushed, investigated, and worn into the ground on numerous occasions for three years now.

The truth of the matter is, this was never the case with Trump’s victory. What liberals in this country simply refuse to admit is that Obama’s eight years in office were a complete and utter disaster, having wrecked our health care system and increased oppressive taxation by astronomical numbers. Small businesses faltered, people lost their jobs, and things were pretty terrible.

Trump was elected because people were sick and tired of liberal policies and all the wacky political correctness being pushed everywhere. They wanted something different. Something less radically left-wing. When the Democratic Party refused to provide something along those lines, they voted for Trump.

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The Daily Wire has more on why this whole narrative about social media trolls was bogus:

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Of course, this was always bogus, as there was never enough ads or groups pushing disinformation (on either side of the political aisle) or money spent to have made a difference. Media outlets and anti-Trump pundits continued to push the idea that the ads were targeted in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin and were enough to persuade enough people in those states to vote for Trump over Hillary Clinton.

The claim has been already debunked – by FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver – but now The Washington Post’s Philip Bump is calling out the claim. For reference, the Post has also pushed the narrative that Russian social media trolls influenced the election to such a degree that Trump illegitimately won. From Bump:

That social media push, though? Well, it was more compelling as a narrative, certainly, involving murky, modern terms such as “bots” and “targeting.” But, as I’ve written before, there’s very little evidence that Russia effectively targeted American voters with messages that powered Trump’s victory. Russia paid for a lot of Facebook ads in the populous states of New York and Texas in the last five weeks of the campaign, but its ads targeting the three states that handed Trump the election — Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — were seen by only 1,000 people. There’s no evidence at all that Russia used Twitter to target people in particular places or demographic groups, targeting that would have left fingerprints in the form of receipts for payment.

Bump then dismantled a new study that is making the media rounds purporting to show that Russian trolls really did impact the 2016 election. The study found that “a gain of 25,000 re-tweets per week over all [Internet Research Agency] IRA tweets (or about 10 extra re-tweets per tweet per week), predicted approximately one percent increase in Donald Trump’s poll numbers.”

As Bump noted, the study is yet another example of correlation versus causation. For example, the study found that Trump’s support jumped to 44% “when IRA tweets were at their most successful,” but Bump pointed out that Trump’s support was similarly high in late 2015 when the IRA tweets were not successful.

At the end of the day, if Democrats want to stand a chance against President Trump in 2020, they need to pull themselves back to the center and start fighting to protect our rights rather than trying to destroy them in favor of a socialist nightmare that nobody wants.

The question is whether or not they will listen to the voice of the people and stop trying to force feed progressivism down our throats. Seems highly unlikely at this point. Just look at the kind of candidates running for office and the junk they’re espousing for policy positions.

Trump is looking good for another victory next year.

 

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WATCH: Sitting Dem Senator Threatens to Punch Trump In the Face, Then Calls for Peace

Another Democrat advocating for violence…

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Dems love to say President Trump’s “rhetoric” leads to harm. Yet, they have no problem saying they literally want to physically assault the most powerful man on the planet. Where’s the logic? Can liberals even spell “hypocrisy?” From Daily Caller: Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester said Thursday the best way for Democrats to beat President Trump in 2020 is to “go back and punch him in the face” in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Tester noted, “I don’t think, even in states where Donald Trump won big, that it did you any good running away from Donald Trump. I think you need to go back and punch him in the face. The truth is this guy is bad for this country.” WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=QDztkBropAI Democrats truly believe the words they say and have no comprehension of the term “irony.” Liberal rhetoric has greatly harmed Americans for a long, long while now, yet they have the gall to slam President Trump for speaking the truth. Insane. WATCH: https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/1151906656487391233?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1151906656487391233&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-ocasio-cortez-says-trump-is-putting-people-in-danger-with-his-violent-rhetoric%2F Montel Williams is allowed to get away with calling for violence against, well, anyone, simply because he’s not a fan of President Trump. It’s that simple. Democrats and the mainstream media will look the other way on anything so long as you disagree with Trump on everything. Check out the tweet Montel sent, which he of course deleted: Really? Calling for cops to tase a conservative white woman, huh?

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CONFIRMED: Trump Is Raising More Money In California Than ALL 2020 Dems – Except Two

HAHAHAHA! Excellent.

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Here’s a story you won’t see ANYWHERE but on conservative websites. And there’s a good reason for it. President Trump is raking in more cash in the Golden State than all but two 2020 Dems. Go figure, huh? From CalMatters: This may come as surprise to the president, the national media and more than a few Californians, but there are plenty of Trump supporters in the “Resistance State,” too. And since the beginning of the year, they’ve been spending a lot of money to keep the president in the White House. New campaign finance statistics show that President Donald Trump raised $3.2 million—more money from the California donor class than all of his Democratic challengers, but two. Not only that, but the Trump campaign collected more from itemized small donors—those who gave in increments of less than $100 at a time—than anyone else in the field. The president bested even Democratic contender Bernie Sanders in the small-donor sweepstakes. LOOK: Appearing on Nexus with Matthew Moore, social media star Bill Mitchell and Yippy CEO Rich Granville seriously schooled Mashable’s liberal writer Matt Binder about the threat of Google attempting to rig the coming 2020 election. Part of TRT World, Moore’s Nexus is a fast-paced look at the news of the day featuring a unique ten-screen studio. Moore breaks down the news using a stream of data from the Internet and tries to focus on the big picture as well as the finer details. “Nexus uses original digital research to give a unique insight into the news. It’s informative and entertaining addition to TRT World’s programming,” according to former Executive Producer Sarah Head. Mitchell, Granville, and Binder appeared on Nexus on July 4th as host Moore explored the idea that Google is trying to rig the 2020 elections against Donald Trump by…

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