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So three of the most conservative anti government members of the #idleg House, Scott, Barbieri and Moon object to not getting their per diem while they are recessed? #GOPHypocrisy
Scott - “The rent down here is super high.” Why yes, yes it is. #idleg #gohome
And note the irony, that Rep. Scot wants taxpayers to pay her rent whole recesses because “I don't like to have to use my campaign finances just to be able to live down here” #ironyisdead #idleg #GOPHypocrisy
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TFW when you're a retweet bot that just wants to @StopWarCrimes but you just can't help retweeting content denying the war crimes committed by Syrian president Bashar Assad. #IronyIsDead

cc: @ZellaQuixote
All of @StopWarCrimes' most recent 3200 tweets are automated, the vast majority being retweets posted via an app called "retweeta", with a few tweets cloned via IFTT thrown in for good measure.
What accounts does @StopWarCrimes retweet? The most frequently retweeted account (@cordeliers) is a new one to us, but @ggreenwald, @NeilClark66, @MaxBlumenthal, @RT_com, and @MoonOfA are familiar faces.
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During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump used fake news site beforeitsnews(dot)com as the source for a chart he displayed at one of his rallies (#IronyIsDead). Here's a brief look at Twitter traffic linking to the site.

cc: @ZellaQuixote
We've seen beforeitsnews before - among other things, the site turns up in #JadeHelm and Vegas shooting conspiracy theories. Oh, it was also popular among the banned Internet Research Agency troll accounts.

We downloaded tweets linking to beforeitsnews(dot)com, resulting in 4003 tweets from 1526 accounts in the last ten days.
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