Exterminating Whitey

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by Speaker to Animals » Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:02 pm

Interesting that CNN actually covered it (I am surprised now).
The video shared by @2020fight did not show what preceded the confrontation between the Native American elder and the high school students.
The video had been posted earlier on Instagram by someone who was at the event, but it was @2020fight's caption that helped frame the news cycle.
Rob McDonagh, an assistant editor at Storyful, a service that vets content online, was monitoring Twitter activity on Saturday morning and said the @2020fight video was the main version of the incident being shared on social media.

In one indicator of the @2020fight's video's virality, multiple newsrooms, including some national American outlets, reached out to the user asking them directly about the video.

McDonagh said he found the account suspicious due to its "high follower count, highly polarized and yet inconsistent political messaging, the unusually high rate of tweets, and the use of someone else's image in the profile photo."

Molly McKew, an information warfare researcher who saw the tweet and shared it herself on Saturday, said she later realized that a network of anonymous accounts were working to amplify the video.

Speaking about the nature of fake accounts on social media, McKew told CNN Business, "This is the new landscape: where bad actors monitor us and appropriate content that fits their needs. They know how to get it where they need to go so it amplifies naturally. And at this point, we are all conditioned to react and engage or deny in specific ways. And we all did."
https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/21/tech/twi ... index.html


People still pushing this narrative very well might be doing the bidding of Putin.

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by Speaker to Animals » Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:05 pm

The @Fight2020 version of the viral video, which gave no context to the confrontation — and its caption which read, "This MAGA loser gleefully bothering a Native American protester at the Indigenous Peoples March" — became the backbone of the media's response to the incident and set off a firestrom across social media that has continued for several days. According to CNN, that initial video posted by @Fight2020 was viewed more than 2.5 million times and received a staggering 14,400 retweets.

An expert contacted by CNN said that the video was "the main version of the incident being shared on social media."

Another reseacher told media outlets, including CNN and The Washington Times, that she suspects a "network of anonymous accounts" were working behind the scenes to "amplify" the video in order to sow dischord among politically inclined social media users.

“This is the new landscape: where bad actors monitor us and appropriate content that fits their needs. They know how to get it where they need to go so it amplifies naturally. And at this point, we are all conditioned to react and engage or deny in specific ways. And we all did," the "information warfare researcher" added in an interview.

CNN and other outlets were reticent to tie the operation to Russia, though the plan is oddly similar to those deployed during the 2016 presidential election and earlier during racial conflicts in Ferguson, Missouri.
https://www.dailywire.com/news/42488/fa ... ly-zanotti

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by DrYouth » Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:12 pm

So Russian bots again?
Those SOBs really have our number.
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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by TheReal_ND » Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:20 pm

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by Speaker to Animals » Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:23 pm

DrYouth wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:12 pm
So Russian bots again?
Those SOBs really have our number.
This time it looks to be legitimately them.

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by de officiis » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:11 pm

It occurs to me that 20 or even 10 years ago, there would be nothing newsworthy about that video.
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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by TheReal_ND » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:18 pm

There was nothing news worthy about it now. Either way. You believe some white guy was being racist who cares? You believe some uppity wagon burner and feral negroes were bullying kids for being Trump supporters? Who cares.

I think there are some interesting takes from it. The media reaction, the slipping of the mask. I believe everyone was amazed at seeing a predominantly white group of kids acting like jocks in some kind of 70's movie. Myself included. We were all under the impression this was all over now.

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by Speaker to Animals » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:35 pm

Appalachia.

Home of the natural white male.

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by TheReal_ND » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:59 pm

I don't think that kid was far removed from some Jewish ancestors btw. Jews tended to adopt the name Sandmann where his family may have dropped the extra n. It's very common for Jewish surnames to become Americanized when they immigrate here. It's also not uncommon for them to convert to Catholicism. None of that is really relevant though as he was acting as an avatar for white American identity and did so admirably. He made me proud to be Catholic again.

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Re: Exterminating Whitey

Post by Montegriffo » Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:22 am

DrYouth wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:12 pm
This is some crazy shit...

Absolutely bat shit crazy.

Who is the group that circulated that edited video in the first place?
Don't fall for it Dr Y. These kids are not martyrs.
A self-declared victory is all part of the tactics...
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