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jerzeegirl (FL zone 9B)(9b)

Trump-Supporting 4chan Trolls Reportedly Flooded Iowa Caucus Hotline With Calls


Right-wing backers of President Donald Trump posted the number of the Iowa caucuses reporting hotline on 4chan and encouraged flooding the lines, exacerbating problems already disrupting the caucuses, NBC and Bloomberg reported.

“Clog the lines,” several participants urged on the often-extremist internet message board after the caucuses’ voting reporting app malfunctioned and forced precinct chairs to report results via the hotline.

Soon, the phone volunteers who were supposed to be recording caucus results from precinct chairs on Monday night were also fielding calls from trolls attacking Democrats and expressing support for Trump. Other callers simply tied up the lines, then hung up when volunteers answered.

Democratic Party leaders were told of the phone attack in a conference call Wednesday night, Bloomberg reported.

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numbersjunkie

Not at all surprised. Is anyone?

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vgkg (Va Z-7)

All is fair in love & war, and trump has declared war on our democracy, and will do anything to get re-elected, anything at all.

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Joaniepoanie

Was this done by order from the WH? Certainly not a stretch.

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foodonastump

I’ve yet to see any screenshots. Anyone?

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numbersjunkie

I saw some on Twitter the other day.

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live_wire_oak

Not to mention the other coordinated social media flood that posted Live Watch parties to FB Groups during the SOTU address . None of this is a coincidence. It’s the Rehearsal Dinner for November.

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queenmargo

Maybe they should have went with the Homeland Security offer lol lol

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