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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Thu Nov 03, 2016 5:28 pm





Donald Trump supporters have come up with a new way to try to suppress support for Hillary Clinton this November: posting fake advertisements on Twitter telling people to vote by text.

Theoretical physicist Robert McNees collected a few examples on Twitter, most coming from an account that is known for posting racist, sexist, and homophobic tweets.

Two of the three ads in the examples seem to target minority voters, with one of the ads written entirely in Spanish. (It says essentially the same thing as the English ads.)

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One ad says, "Avoid the line. Vote from home. Text 'Hillary' to 59925." It's clearly designed to look like an actual Clinton ad — it even says "Paid for by Hillary for President 2016."

Similar fake ads have been circulating for a few weeks, with a previous version telling Clinton supporters they can vote online.

YOU CANNOT VOTE BY TEXT OR ONLINE

For the record, you cannot vote by text or online. But the risk here is obvious: Some people may not know that you can't vote by text or online, see the fake ads, try to vote from home, and never have their actual votes counted. If the ads mostly reach Clinton supporters, then that could benefit Trump. It's a pretty nefarious scheme.

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/03/trump-supporters-are-trying-to-trick-people-into-voting-by-text-you-cant-vote-by-text.html

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Re: Just when you thought Trump supporters couldn't get any worse ...

Post by eddie on Thu Nov 03, 2016 5:33 pm

Well this campaign is just about as dirty as it gets.

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Re: Just when you thought Trump supporters couldn't get any worse ...

Post by Original Quill on Thu Nov 03, 2016 5:36 pm

No more nefarious than requiring birth certificates or voter cards, or other hard-to-get forms of ID.

Republicans are elitists...they'd just as soon do away with elections altogether: Waste of time...involving all those unwashed tramps.

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Re: Just when you thought Trump supporters couldn't get any worse ...

Post by The Devil, You Know on Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:48 pm

Ben Reilly wrote:



Donald Trump supporters have come up with a new way to try to suppress support for Hillary Clinton this November: posting fake advertisements on Twitter telling people to vote by text.

Theoretical physicist Robert McNees collected a few examples on Twitter, most coming from an account that is known for posting racist, sexist, and homophobic tweets.

Two of the three ads in the examples seem to target minority voters, with one of the ads written entirely in Spanish. (It says essentially the same thing as the English ads.)

More from Vox:
Sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump: 15 women say he groped, kissed, or assaulted them
A conversation on Trumpism with Roger Stone — dirty trickster and Trump's close ally
Putin, Assange, and Comey are doing Donald Trump's work for him

One ad says, "Avoid the line. Vote from home. Text 'Hillary' to 59925." It's clearly designed to look like an actual Clinton ad — it even says "Paid for by Hillary for President 2016."

Similar fake ads have been circulating for a few weeks, with a previous version telling Clinton supporters they can vote online.

YOU CANNOT VOTE BY TEXT OR ONLINE

For the record, you cannot vote by text or online. But the risk here is obvious: Some people may not know that you can't vote by text or online, see the fake ads, try to vote from home, and never have their actual votes counted. If the ads mostly reach Clinton supporters, then that could benefit Trump. It's a pretty nefarious scheme.

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/03/trump-supporters-are-trying-to-trick-people-into-voting-by-text-you-cant-vote-by-text.html
are you suggesting that democrats are stupid enough to fall for that?
trump has it in the bag then

ps no thanks needed for posting your pics properly


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Post by The Devil, You Know on Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:50 pm

Original Quill wrote:No more nefarious than requiring birth certificates or voter cards, or other hard-to-get forms of ID.

Republicans are elitists...they'd just as soon do away with elections altogether: Waste of time...involving all those unwashed tramps.
India, acountry with over 1billion people most of which earn less than a few hundred dollars a year manages to have voter ID, how come america cant.

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Re: Just when you thought Trump supporters couldn't get any worse ...

Post by Original Quill on Fri Nov 04, 2016 1:04 am

The Devil, You Know wrote:
Original Quill wrote:No more nefarious than requiring birth certificates or voter cards, or other hard-to-get forms of ID.

Republicans are elitists...they'd just as soon do away with elections altogether: Waste of time...involving all those unwashed tramps.
India, acountry with over 1billion people most of which earn less than a few hundred dollars a year manages to have voter ID, how come america cant.

America doesn't need it. As you say, India has over 1-billion people. Their earnings are irrelevant...apparently they have sorting out problems.

The fact is that Republicans use filtration devices to preclude voting in areas and upon programs of high minority voting. The proof is in the aim. We have a Constitution. North Carolina has had it's most recent exclusionary voting law declared unconstitutional. The beat goes on...

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Re: Just when you thought Trump supporters couldn't get any worse ...

Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:41 am

The Devil, You Know wrote:
Ben Reilly wrote:



Donald Trump supporters have come up with a new way to try to suppress support for Hillary Clinton this November: posting fake advertisements on Twitter telling people to vote by text.

Theoretical physicist Robert McNees collected a few examples on Twitter, most coming from an account that is known for posting racist, sexist, and homophobic tweets.

Two of the three ads in the examples seem to target minority voters, with one of the ads written entirely in Spanish. (It says essentially the same thing as the English ads.)

More from Vox:
Sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump: 15 women say he groped, kissed, or assaulted them
A conversation on Trumpism with Roger Stone — dirty trickster and Trump's close ally
Putin, Assange, and Comey are doing Donald Trump's work for him

One ad says, "Avoid the line. Vote from home. Text 'Hillary' to 59925." It's clearly designed to look like an actual Clinton ad — it even says "Paid for by Hillary for President 2016."

Similar fake ads have been circulating for a few weeks, with a previous version telling Clinton supporters they can vote online.

YOU CANNOT VOTE BY TEXT OR ONLINE

For the record, you cannot vote by text or online. But the risk here is obvious: Some people may not know that you can't vote by text or online, see the fake ads, try to vote from home, and never have their actual votes counted. If the ads mostly reach Clinton supporters, then that could benefit Trump. It's a pretty nefarious scheme.

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/03/trump-supporters-are-trying-to-trick-people-into-voting-by-text-you-cant-vote-by-text.html
are you suggesting that democrats are stupid enough to fall for that?
trump has it in the bag then

ps no thanks needed for posting your pics properly

So like you to excuse conservative dirty tricks and blame the disenfranchised for being "stupid." If it'd been the Democrats doing this we'd never hear the end of it from you Smile

As far as the pics go, thanks anyway -- I often fail to consider the fact that a lot of people don't have access to proper-size monitors. I imagine they're pretty expensive in the not-America parts of the world.

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