Jack Posobiec:
* Planted a “Rape Melania” sign at a Trump protest (to make protesters look bad)
* Falsely claimed that pipe bombs had been planted during a protest of George Floyd’s murder
* Promoted the false claim that “Antifa” had derailed an Amtrak train #PosobiecLies 1/ Image
Jack Posobiec also:

* Falsely claimed that Bernie Sanders had asked his supporters to “take down Trump” & that Loretta Lynch had called for “blood in the streets” (after Rep. Scalise was shot)

* Falsely claimed to work for CBS News
#PosobiecLies 2/ Image
“A HuffPost investigation in 2017 revealed that @TEN_GOP, a pro-Trump Twitter account run by the Kremlin’s IRA, retweeted Posobiec more than any account in a large data set of significant conservative accounts.” 5/ #PosobiecRussia huffpost.com/entry/the-vast…
“Posobiec was the first real amplifier of forged documents about Macron, according to an investigation by the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab. He then promoted a cache of Russia-hacked Macron campaign emails.” 6/ #PosobiecRussia
9/ “Posobiec has…promoted ‘Foundations of Geopolitics,’ a book by the Russian neofascist Aleksandr Dugin that explains how to undermine American democracy by inflaming racial tension & chaos thru political sabotage & disinformation.” #PosobiecRussia huffpost.com/entry/the-vast…
11/ “Manafort shared polling data on 2016 election with elusive Russian [Konstantin Kilimnik] – Mueller” 1/8/19 theguardian.com/us-news/2019/j…
13/ “The #MacronLeaks hashtag, from the moment Posobiec tweeted it, was the primary social media propellant of the hacked Macron data, according to cyber-intelligence analysts at the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensics Research Lab.” nationalobserver.com/2017/05/09/opi…
14/ “They also concluded that bots played a significant role from the outset. Some 40 minutes later, Wikileaks tweeted the link with Posobiec's hashtag, and the Internet erupted.”
15/ “The appearance of bot activity, observed independently by both the DFRL and Belgian academic Nicolas Vanderbiest, from the first minutes after Posobiec's tweet, strongly suggests a planned and coordinated campaign.”
16/ “Others online also spotted anomalous activity patterns in two Macron hashtags used by Posobiec. No evidence directly connects Posobiec to observed bot activity, and he denies using them.” Image
17/ Posobiec also “has a Russian social media profile page, thanks he says, to his fiancée [who he married in 2017], Tanya Tay, who hails from Belarus, in the former USSR.” #PosobiecRussia Image
18/ “Both Posobiec and Cernovich have history with online viral fake news campaigns... All three of their major campaigns — #Pizzagate, #SyriaHoax, and #MacronLeaks — involved Russian-hacked data or a Russian-led campaign.” #PosobiecRussia
20/ “Posobiec … is a lieutenant junior grade in the U.S. Navy Reserves, assigned to Joint Reserve Intelligence Support Element Dekalb.” nbcnews.com/news/us-news/r…
21/ “From Mar 2014 thru Mar 2017 he [Posobiec] was assigned to a Reserve Intelligence Unit at Office of Naval Intelligence’s Naval Maritime Intelligence Center in Washington.” 😳
22/ “After graduating from Temple in 2007, Posobiec worked for the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. He became fluent in Mandarin and traveled all over the country.” phillymag.com/news/2017/09/1…
23/ “Trump’s First Reaction to Charlottesville Was to Retweet [Jack Posobiec, a far right associate of Steve Bannon, Roger Stone, Mike Flynn, & David Horowitz]” - July 2017 #PosobiecTrump observer.com/2017/08/donald…
24/ “Donald Trump Jr. loves far-right internet trolls [including Jack Posobiec] — and they love him back” #PosobiecDonJunior salon.com/2017/07/13/don…
25/ “Donald Trump Jr. Pictured at 'We Build the Wall' Event With Neo-Nazi Collaborator Jack Posobiec” 8/24/20 #PosobiecDonJunior splcenter.org/hatewatch/2020…
27/ Posobiec was conveniently situated in PA during the 2016 Democratic National Convention protest, which was triggered by Wikileaks’ publication of hacked DNC emails. After one Wikileaks DNC email dump, Bannon’s publicist (Alexandra Preate) texted Stone “well done.”
33/ Oh yeah. Posobiec also doxxed one of Roy Moore’s accusers. See post 32.
34/ Posobiec has more than once tweeted “1488” (which means Heil Hitler) & used the echo symbol (triple parentheses, which are used to target Jews w/ hate). By @MichaelEHayden splcenter.org/hatewatch/2020…
36/ BTW, Posobiec is coming for our kids. In May, he left OANN and joined Charlie Kirk’s Turning Point USA, which specifically targets kids and young adults (kindergarten through college) for far right radicalization. thedailybeast.com/notorious-pizz…

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