there’s a phrase for today’s big fat irony up the asscrack

полезный идиот

Progressive director Michael Moore participated in an anti-Trump protest in New York that was organized by Russians, according to information released Friday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Rosenstein announced indictments from Special Counsel Robert Mueller Friday against 13 Russian nationals for meddling in the 2016 election, highlighting how the Russians used social media to stir up strife and anger on social media using memes and unwitting Americans to do their bidding. One Russia-sponsored event was a protest of then President-Elect Donald Trump on Nov. 12, 2016, called “Trump is NOT my President,” and it involved Moore…

To Russia with a love rally…

One of the revelations in Friday’s indictment handed down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was that alleged Russian attempts to sow disunity in 2016 included the organization of both pro- and anti-Trump rallies in New York City on the Saturday after Election Day.

A check of their November 12 coverage showed both CNN and MSNBC gave enthusiastic coverage to the Russian-organized anti-Trump rally that day, with live reports every hour. Correspondents celebrated the idea that it was “a love rally,” and repeated the marchers’ anti-Trump mantras, such as: “We reject the President-elect.”…

4 Comments!

  1. Jess
    Posted February 20, 2018 at 3:32 am |

    Some might call that collusion. I call it treason.

  2. Blake
    Posted February 20, 2018 at 6:45 am |

    So, were the people who attended the rally dupes or just willing accomplices?

    I supposed “and” works in place of “or.”

  3. DougM (big hands and feet, anyway)
    Posted February 20, 2018 at 10:26 am |

    I put Moore in the category of fellow traveler.
    He’s not a dupe but an active pro-commie propagandist.

    Yeah, there are a lot of south-end-of-horsescorgis-headin’-north out there.

  4. Lord of the Fleas
    Posted February 20, 2018 at 10:45 am |

    I wonder if the Kremlin, or even just the FSB, has a commercial logo. If they do, they could sponsor the next anti-Trump tantrum, and get some mileage out of it.

    (Then again, that would be some first-rate trolling.)