Remember when every narrative, opinion, or news cycle was saturated with claims of Russian propaganda or ‘bots’? It was everywhere, especially if it had to do with a conservative-leaning viewpoint or talking point.
However, like most story arcs involving the mainstream media, the truth comes with a less thick Russian accent and a leftist conspiracy to silence dissent among the masses. Sure, you might be thinking, “Well Kathleen, aren’t you a little alarmist?”
I don’t fully respond to this; Indeed, there is now evidence that the mainstream media and even politicians have fallen for the cabal’s intent of leading liberal thinkers to silence the voices of Americans who dare to speak out against the Democratic Party narrative. Unfortunately, if you’re not on Twitter, you may not know about this story or how it affects your daily life.
when @elonmusk As Twitter made the necessary business changes, the media responded with hysterical melodrama: they were “starving” employees; The site is facing “imminent collapse”. But when the Twitter files reveal state censorship and the Hamilton 68 hoax, he reacts with silence.
— David Sacks (@DavidSacks) January 30, 2023
Substock writer and former contributing editor The Rolling Stone, Matt Taibbi, has been dropping non-stop knowledge bombs on the Twitter files, trying to prove the adage that sunlight is the best disinfectant to be true. Their latest files dump ad focuses on a Russian bot tracking dashboard, Hamilton68.
Hamilton 68 is the brainchild of former FBI special agent and MSNBC contributor Clint Watts. This ‘dashboard’, in layman’s terms, is basically a list of accounts run by the liberal think tank Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD).
ASD has some interesting names on its advisory board, including:
- Top Clinton administration adviser John Podesta
- Obama Administration CIA Director Michael Morell
- Former Russian Ambassador Michael McFall
Isn’t it fascinating how think tanks, the federal employment system, social media companies, and the mainstream media tend to be self-eating snakes? With new titles?
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So what did Hamilton 68 actually do?
Twitter has been accused of detecting and exposing Russian bots, but the reality is another story.
Disgusting response from Hamilton 68 about his bogus claims of Russian interference https://t.co/RZc3j3jJql
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 29, 2023
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A whole lot of bull
Hamilton 68 Dashboard claims to have collected more than 600 Russian bot accounts based on this ‘evidence’ that spread misinformation about widespread Russian infiltration of social media, something Twitter exec Yoel Roth was well aware of.
According to emails discovered in a recent Twitter file dump, now Twitter’s former head of trust and safety, Mr. Roth said. “I think we’re going to have to call it on the bullsh—.”
33. Twitter didn’t have the guts to publicly out Hamilton 68 but tried to talk to reporters off the record. “Reporters are freaking out,” Horne said. “It’s like shouting into the void.” pic.twitter.com/aJEJvcOu47
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) January 27, 2023
Which bull was he referring to?
“Hamilton Dashboard falsely accused a bunch of legitimate right-leaning accounts as Russian bots,” Roth admitted.
“Any conclusion drawn from that will pick up conversations in conservative circles on Twitter and accuse them of being Russian.” Roth continued to say in internal emails.
That’s right; This dashboard has basically participated in a massive scam.
So why is this major news and why does it matter to you, the average American who isn’t on Twitter? Because the Hamilton 68 dashboard was used to prop up a lot of the ironically false information you’ve no doubt read and heard.
Shame on them
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, whether you’re on Twitter or not, what happens on Twitter affects what news and information you’re allowed to consume each day.
As Matt Taibbi says, “The sheer scale of the news footprint left by the digital McCarthyism of Hamilton ’68 makes this a major story.”
The Hamilton 68 dashboard of lies has been used by major news outlets to push false allegations of Russian influence from the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN and MSNBC, from support for Brett Kavanagh to smearing Tulsi Gabbard as a foreign asset.
“These stories about Russian bots influencing this or that politician have had an enormous cultural and political impact in America over the years,” Taibbi said. explained.
Some prominent politicians used Hamilton 68 as a springboard to pressure other social media giants like Facebook, including Congressman Adam Schiff and Senator Dianne Feinstein. So if Yoel Roth knew this organization was giving out false information, he did nothing?
If you thought Hamilton 68 was bad, wait until you find out what else the people behind it pay for.
– Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) January 30, 2023
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Controlled by fear
To give Roth some credit, at least in this particular situation he knew what was happening was fundamentally wrong, and there’s no way to argue that he was biased; He is a very leftist thinker. As evidenced in email correspondence discovered and unveiled by Taibbi, he knew something had to be done.
“The real people need to know that he has been unilaterally labeled a Russian stooge without evidence or recourse,” Roth said.
So why didn’t they present the truth? For the same reason the weak do not stand up to the strong.
Then Twitter’s head of global policy communications, Emily Horne, alerted Roth “We have to be careful how much we push ASD back in public.”
Ms. It is interesting to note that Horne is now the National Security Council spokesperson for the Biden administration. So in one door, out the other door, only to go in the other door.
If you haven’t been paying attention, let me spell it out for you, the deep state that many of us used to roll our eyes at at one point is alive and well and has fundamentally changed the face of how this country works. .
11. Hamilton 68 never released the list, “the Russians just shut up.” [the accounts] Down.” All the reporters and TV personalities who claim to be talking about “Russian bots” really don’t know what they’re describing. pic.twitter.com/q89kuDPIIH
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) January 27, 2023
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While Hamilton claims to be researching and rooting out 68 Russian propaganda bots, he is really silencing the free speech and dissent of American citizens.
“Hamilton 68 Had No Russians” Mr. Taibbi explained. “In fact, with the exception of a few RT accounts, it’s mostly filled with ordinary Americans, Canadians and Brits.”
This is what ‘they’ mean by content moderation. The leftist machine is not about protecting children from pornography or preventing human trafficking or drug solicitation. What they want to moderate is our civil discourse.
“It was a scam. Instead of tracing how ‘Russia’ influenced American attitudes, Hamilton 68 simply collected a handful of real, mostly American accounts and described their organic conversations as Russian machinations,” Taibbi said. continued.
Funny how you never hear this described as harmful misinformation. No, it is called protecting democracy, yet what it has done and is doing is destroying democracy. The mainstream media plays its role as a puppet to the deep state, acting as a gatekeeper that allows you to see and hear.
Think you still live in a free country? Maybe it’s time to get on Twitter if you haven’t already to get a taste of the world of deciding what gets reported and what doesn’t.
I think the voters of the selected states @Mark Warner, @SenatorLankford, @DianneFeinsteinAnd other politicians who promoted the work of Hamilton 68 should explain themselves – it’s hard to believe they didn’t know.
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) January 27, 2023
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