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RT exposes pro-Trump Kremlin trolls: 11/12/2016 01:41:13

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"RT tracked down the alleged Kremlin trolls, who appeared on Samantha Bee’s show claiming they were paid to meddle with US election – just to find out they were hoaxers who tricked the American TV crew into paying them for appearing on Full Frontal.

The Clinton camp was never able to back its claims of Russia meddling in the US election with any actual proof. But the host of the US comedy show “Full Frontal”, Samantha Bee, apparently tried to help Hillary and organized an interview, with people that she described as paid Kremlin trolls.

“The Russian government has office buildings full of trolls, disseminating pro-Russian points of view in comment section all over the internet,” Bee said in her show."

"The comedian arrived in Moscow and talked to a young man and woman, who wore balaclavas to hide their faces and said that they were “hired to make simple people change their mind about the vote and also about Russia.”

The young man even confessed to having “near a hundred [accounts] on Twitter and 20 or 15 on Facebook” to spread pro-Russian and pro-Trump messages.

Despite “Full Frontal” only being a comedy show, many US outlets, including The Entertainment Weekly and The Huffington Post, presented the story as real news.
But Bee could’ve done a better job verifying her sources, as RT easily tracked down the people she interviewed and learned that they were just hoaxers who led the host into her own trap.

"“We heard that there was a request like that: they’re looking for internet trolls, hired by the Russian government,” the young man, who appeared in the "Full Frontal" clip, said."

-RT news article

(I did not write this)

Edited 11/12/2016 01:41:52
RT exposes pro-Trump Kremlin trolls: 11/12/2016 02:29:44

Level 55
if they would got caught, they clearly suck

Edited 11/12/2016 02:29:51
RT exposes pro-Trump Kremlin trolls: 11/12/2016 16:53:27

MightySpeck (a Koala) 
Level 58
so wait i'm confused. were they or were they not?
RT exposes pro-Trump Kremlin trolls: 11/12/2016 17:40:06

Bactrian Emperor
Level 13
I heard someone say all of Trump's controversial statements were said purposely to build media hype. Building him up to be a much more radical man than he would be. Not sure about the Billy Bush thing though.
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