So, perhaps, you were amazed at all of these people on Twitter attacking those who dare to attack their “Donald.”
One analyst has taken a look, and then several more looks, at who these “Defenders of the Donald” might be.
And, it appears, they might all be fake.
Fake Twitter accounts created, bought, to attempt to fool us all.
The speculation about the phoniness of the Trump Twitter army began with a post by Erick Erickson in The Resurgent, and he bases his conjecture on three main points:
- There are professional Internet trolls who have the specific purpose of inciting chaos in the U.S. through social media, such as spreading a hoax Ebola case in Atlanta as well as a hoax story of cops shooting an unarmed black woman. Most of them were shut down, but the ones that are still active are supporting Trump.
- Numerous reports suggest that Trump bought crowd members for his campaign launch in June.
- An organization called Crowds on Demand has protesters for sale to appear at various events and harass people on social media.
And then there’s more.