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Old 02-28-2017, 11:03 PM   #1
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Default Study: 60% of FB Obamacare defenders are paid shills

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A data analyst conducted a study of Obamacare posts on Facebook and discovered that 60% of more than 225,000 posts published by 40,000 profiles were actually posted by 100 people. Kenneth Brown also found that most of those posts were published between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, strongly suggesting that the people who were writing up pro-Obamacare Facebook posts were getting paid for it.
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Old 03-01-2017, 06:56 AM   #2
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That implies 240 fake humans per real anus .
( 40,000 x 60% ) / 100 = 240


Extraordinary !

Presumably they are using some kind of automation ( software )
to aid the process , how else could they possibly manage .

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Yes, you will see multiple anti-trump posts on social media that are the exact same words under different names.

aaaa: Trump is a racist! His stupid wall will cost 3 trillion and bankrupt America!
bbbb: Trump is a racist! His stupid wall will cost 3 trillion and bankrupt America!
cccc: Trump is a racist! His stupid wall will cost 3 trillion and bankrupt America!

I suspect those are bots.

Then you have variations on a theme.

dddd: I think Trump is a racist for building a $3 trillion wall that is going to bankrupt the country!
eeee: Trump's 3 trillion dollar wall will bankrupt America! He is a racist!

Those are often paid shills and useless idiots who carry the ball by repeating what they see.

If you read leftist sites (or just read the comments on the President's Twitter account or other prominent conservative venues) you'll see there is rarely an original thought. 99.5% are operating from the same playbook. It's like watching birds in flight. They all go this way, then turn on a dime and go the other way... now we're all going to talk about Kellyanne kneeling on a sofa (she's white trash!) and now we're all going to talk about how Trump implied he was going to ignore rulings by the WTO he sees as anti-US (focused malice). They write the narrative: if casual readers see dozens of posts saying Trump is a racist, then they see him as a racist despite the facts. They re-write history: the Democrat party is the party of civil rights, despite the fact history paints the opposite picture. Now we see they're pretty much using the same tactics to promote programs the rest of us see as failures. Obamacare is Good. Everyone Loves it!

I'm glad they're buying up copies of 1984. I just hope they realize the shoe they're trying to jam onto MAGA feet actually fits them perfectly.
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Old 03-01-2017, 08:51 AM   #4
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I just came across this perfect example of the echo chamber, aka the MSM:



The original image is more readable: https://i.redd.it/khkrkstr9oiy.jpg


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