Donald Trump’s Russian Trollbots Caught Attacking Lion Ted Cruz

Source: HeatStreet | July 25, 2016 | Louise Mensch

Ted Cruz electrified the GOP convention with his brilliant speech on liberty, wherein he did not endorse Donald Trump, but told watching millions to vote their consciences.

The thrill of real conservative commentators was matched only by the bot army Donald Trump’s troll farms in Russia deployed immediately on Trump’s behalf. It seemed that online sentiment was against Ted Cruz – but really it was hundreds of bot accounts all spamming the same message:

However, the anti-Cruz bots for Trump didn’t just tweet at Kavan. They employ names and spam content likely to appeal to real Cruz voters – eg, the persona of an evangelical or ‘Wisconsin for Cruz’ in the account name.

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You see, the Trump people and Putin’s PR types could not bear the idea that Lion Ted Cruz had successfully punked Donald Trump to his face, so they tried to change the narrative: instead Trump’s massive Stumping by Cruz was a “trap”.

Today, these same bots want you to love Dinesh D’Souza’s film ‘Hillary’s America’ and they are spamming the same message:

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These are just half of the Putin operation for Trump. These are actual bot accounts. The other types are human beings paid in a troll farm run in Russia to pretend to be Americans for Trump. We will report on these later.

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