Newly released Facebook ads from Russian troll farm Internet Research Agency show that the Kremlin-linked firm used Colorado’s Masterpiece Cakeshop lawsuit as a wedge issue to drive online social division in advance of the 2016 election.
A statement by Senator Cory Gardner appeared in a political Facebook ad created by the Russian troll farm Internet Research Agency.
In a Jan. 26 interview on Denver’s KNUS-710-AM, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck said once again there’s not a “shred” of evidence of collusion between Trump and Russia–and he recommended that Trump skip any interviews with Special Prosecutor Robert Muller, saying it’s a perjury trap and pointing to problems Bill Clinton encountered when interviewed under oath about Monica Lewinsky.
With all the crocodile tears some conservative lawmakers have been crying about “divisive rhetoric” in the wake of the tragic shooting of a Congressman and others at a baseball practice, you might get the impression they are paragons of rhetorical virtue. As someone who trudges through the FeverSwamps™ daily, I can tell you that is not true.
UPDATE: Former Colorado Trump Campaign staffer Dede Laugesen replied to my request for clarification of her Facebook post: “Facebook is a place of friendly comments and such, and I was just making an off the cuff remark about what it must be like to be a celebrity like Nigil Farage,” said Laugesen. “That’s all.”
Brexit leader Nigel Farage, now a person of interest in Russia probe, will make a Colorado appearance
Nigel Farage, the former head of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) who led the charge for Brexit, is scheduled to speak in Colorado this month.
I had to do a double-take when I saw this. Joshua Hosler “hearting” a headline that reads: “President Trump basically insulted all our allies to their faces.”
A Republican who ran for U.S. Senate last year in Colorado stated on Facebook this week that “The whole Trump colluded with Russia line is BS.”
The Chaffee County, Colorado, Republicans posted a meme on their Facebook page this week featuring a photo of President Donald with the text, “TRUMP, the man that gave up his billionaire lifestyle to be humiliated and ridiculed and slandered in order to save the American people.”