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February 20, 2018

Reporter Among the First on the "Russian Troll Farms" Beat: You Know, I Really Don't Think These Barely-Speak-English, Barely-Understand-Politics Amateurs Could Have Had Any Effect on the Election


He goes on to say the main product of RUSSIAN Trollz and Macedonian Content Farmz is mere "paranoia" about the existence of RUSSIAN Trollz.

He doesn't say that the real effect of all this was not to flip any votes but to create a shrieking, quavering moral panic that has obsessed liberals and NeverTrumpers (but I repeat myself), but I'm going to go ahead and read that into his comments.

Read Sexton's full post for some perspective otherwise generally lacking at the site he works at.

As a guy who is widely alleged to be stupid by his enemies and yet keeps turning out to be right said...

Oh, and meanwhile Washington Post liberal Karen Tumulty compares this rinky-dink troll operation to Pearl Harbor, and Washington Post liberal who used to pretend to be a TruCon conservative Max Boot likens the Attack of the Memes That Make No Sense and Which Almost No One Saw to 9/11 -- a subject he used to pretend to speak seriously about.

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