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Old 03-05-2013, 09:09 AM
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Republican rep claims Obama backers using fake Twitter accounts in gun-control blitz

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President Obama supporters appear to be using fake Twitter accounts to send pro gun-control messages to members of Congress, Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman and conservative bloggers who also reviewed the messages said Monday.

Bloggers first spotted the trend and said they suspected some social media funny business because the senders had sent no other tweets, had no followers and followed nobody.

In addition, blogger Stacy McCain said his review found the majority of the accounts supporting Obama’s gun-control campaign were created less than 48 hours before a member of Congress was contacted.

The tweets in question included the #WeDemandAVote hashtag – which President Obama told gun-control supporters to include in their Twitter messages to Congress.

Stockman is among 16 members of Congress who appear to have received the tweets.

On Monday, the congressman suggested “Obama’s anti-gun activists” were behind the allegedly computer-generated messages, which his office called a “scam” similar to those selling “male enhancement pills.”

Stockman also said accounts are linked directly to a former Obama staffer and called on the president to denounce the spamming.

“Obama’s anti-gun campaign is a fraud,” Stockman said in a statement. “The White House has some explaining to do. To what extent is the White House involved in this attempt to defraud Congress?”

The White House did not respond to a request for comment.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013...d-gun-control/

I think it is pathetic...What about you?
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:12 AM
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The desperation is pretty obvious and welcomed news.
 
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does it make sense for anyone to use a fake account, regarding Firearm control ?

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and afterall Proof of Obama's gun enthusiasm is not hard to find.
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The desperation is pretty obvious and welcomed news.
That's right Zap, when these fraudulent tactics are used, often it shows a total desperation.
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It seems like they are experienced in fake twitter followers, huh millions according to this article...

Obama has millions of fake Twitter followers

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President Obama's Twitter account has 18.8 million followers -- but more than half of them really don't exist, according to reports.
http://content.usatoday.com/communit...er-followers/1
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does it make sense for anyone to use a fake account, regarding Firearm control ?
No, but that didn't stop the fake accounts from getting created, did it?
 
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