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Microsoft Board Member Funded Election Manipulation vs. Cruz, Blackburn
News Busters ^ | January 8, 2019 12:09 PM EST | Corinne Weaver |

Posted on 01/08/2019 4:13:58 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum

Liberal abuse of Facebook to manipulate elections didn’t stop in 2017. A new Washington Post report indicated the same strategy was widespread in 2018 and earned as many as 16 million views in just a two-week span.

Liberal billionaire Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn and member of the board of directors for Microsoft, was exposed last week for funding a project that created fake Facebook pages to manipulate the 2017 Alabama special election between Roy Moore and Doug Jones. A new Washington Post article has revealed that the group that created the project, News for Democracy, had created 14 fake Facebook pages during the 2018 midterm elections. These pages ran ads attacking Rep. Marsha Blackburn and endorsing Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke.

One page, “The Holy Tribune,” was targeted toward conservative evangelicals. However, it ran ads pushing O’Rourke in his race against Sen. Ted Cruz (TX). Facebook is investigating whether News for Democracy violated its ad policies by posing as a conservative page and attempting to change votes through deceptive means.

Hoffman backed News for Democracy, which in 6 months of 2018 raised $10 million. Such deceptive election practices violate Microsoft’s employee ethics policies on communicating honestly with the public. When asked about Reid Hoffman’s involvement in News for Democracy previously, a Microsoft spokesperson declined comment.

Hoffman is also a partner with Greylock and a member of Airbnb’s board. Both companies declined to comment on his decision to fund a manipulative left-wing project that tried to influence multiple race..

News for Democracy, backed by the unknown MotiveAI, was called “one of the largest political advertisers on Facebook” in October 2018. In the course of September, the company had purchased over 16 million impressions on Facebook. The Atlantic reports that these 14 pages reached 45 million ad impressions through 2,600 ads. The ads were mostly about healthcare: “Republicans want to take away protections for people with preexisting medical conditions, and that would hurt the nice, relatable people in the videos.”


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia; US: Alabama; US: District of Columbia; US: Tennessee; US: Texas; US: Washington
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1 posted on 01/08/2019 4:13:58 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

So...when is this person getting arrested?


2 posted on 01/08/2019 4:20:22 PM PST by Phil DiBasquette
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Facebook is investigating whether News for Democracy violated its ad policies by posing as a conservative page and attempting to change votes through deceptive means.

Facebook: "Nope. That's our policy. No problems!"

3 posted on 01/08/2019 4:23:52 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Phil DiBasquette

They will capitalize on their 15 minutes of fame. Lawyers will insure it.


4 posted on 01/08/2019 4:25:16 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: LUV W; KC_Lion

Ping.


5 posted on 01/08/2019 4:30:59 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I’m sure Mueller’s Merry Band of Democrat Lawyers will jump right on this.


6 posted on 01/08/2019 4:31:47 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Phil DiBasquette

Huber, Sessions oddball appointment will get right on it.


7 posted on 01/08/2019 4:36:23 PM PST by tennmountainman ("Trust Sessions" Yeah Right")
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To: tennmountainman

In the last hour, Sara Carter was doing a AMA on “The_Donald” mentioned she has no confidence in Huber exposing any corruption - i.e. he’s doing nothing.


8 posted on 01/08/2019 4:39:27 PM PST by newfreep ("INSIDE EVERY PROGRESSIVE IS A TOTALITARIAN SCREAMING TO GET OUT" - DAVID HOROWITZ)
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To: Phil DiBasquette

So...when is this person getting arrested?


Haven’t you noticed? It isn’t illegal when they do it. Millions of Russian dollars to the Clintons and their foundation?—no big deal. Telling a Russian about polling data?—penitentiary offense.


9 posted on 01/08/2019 4:42:50 PM PST by hanamizu
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To: Army Air Corps; Arrowhead1952; NYTexan; mylife; Eaker; TheMom; laurenmarlowe; El Gato; RebelTex; ...

Pinging the Texas list. I’m thinking that they wasted a lot of money on a loser. Ted still won!


10 posted on 01/08/2019 4:47:24 PM PST by LUV W (The bravery and dedication of our troops in keeping us safe & free make me proud to be an American!)
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To: newfreep

Just heard Joe and Victoria on Fox Business
say no witness has been interviewed by Oddball Huber.


11 posted on 01/08/2019 4:48:49 PM PST by tennmountainman ("Trust Sessions" Yeah Right")
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To: tennmountainman

Trust Huber
Trust Sessions
Trust Darth Vader
Trust.......blah, blah, ...

It’s all just the same ol’, same ol’

As an aside, I do trust Trump and Joe & Victoria.


12 posted on 01/08/2019 5:08:19 PM PST by newfreep ("INSIDE EVERY PROGRESSIVE IS A TOTALITARIAN SCREAMING TO GET OUT" - DAVID HOROWITZ)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
News for Democracy, backed by the unknown MotiveAI, was called “one of the largest political advertisers on Facebook” in October 2018. In the course of September, the company had purchased over 16 million impressions on Facebook. The Atlantic reports that these 14 pages reached 45 million ad impressions through 2,600 ads. The ads were mostly about healthcare: “Republicans want to take away protections for people with preexisting medical conditions, and that would hurt the nice, relatable people in the videos.”

This removal of protections for people with preexisting conditions was a big reason that suburban moms went for Dems last election. Of course it was a lie and Trump mentioned it every rally. Facebook reached these moms. Trump rallies preach to the choir. ... I am a proud member of the choir.

13 posted on 01/08/2019 5:41:51 PM PST by Freee-dame (Best election ever! 2016)
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To: El Gato; hocndoc; Squantos; SwinneySwitch; MeekOneGOP; weegee; EQAndyBuzz; 2ndDivisionVet; ...
Texas Ping!
14 posted on 01/09/2019 6:35:25 AM PST by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Texas Fossil

Thanks. No wonder the Senate election was as close as it was.


15 posted on 01/09/2019 6:48:29 AM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

The ComDems place all their focus on their agenda. Nothing else matters.

No lie, crime or abuse of power stands in their was.

They fully intend to destroy the nation so they can “rebuild” it to suit them.

They think they are totally above the law.


16 posted on 01/09/2019 7:58:16 AM PST by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: tennmountainman

1. Crimes committed by the deep state.
2. Appoint a deep stater to investigate, aka Huber.
3. No crimes found.

This is what just happened. I hope I am wrong.


17 posted on 01/09/2019 3:57:09 PM PST by cpdiii ( canecutter, deckhand, roughneck, geologist, pilot, pharmacist THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR)
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