Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, November 02, 2017

Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn followed five Twitter accounts based out of the Russian-backed "troll factory" in St. Petersburg -- and pushed their messages at least three times in the month before the 2016 election. Over 2,750 troll accounts based out of the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency were made public by House investigators on Wednesday. The accounts, some of which had previously been identified by The Daily Beast as Russian-generated, were pulled from Twitter due to their ties to the troll factory over the past three months. The news that Flynn also pushed Russian propaganda comes at an unwelcome time for the former three-star general and head of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Flynn is one of the people under investigation by Robert Mueller's widespread probe into Russian influence in the 2016 campaign.





Admin's note: Participants in this discussion must follow the site's moderation policy. Profanity will be filtered. Abusive conduct is not allowed.

The penny will drop for another one of Trump's loser generals shortly.

#1 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2017-11-02 09:20 AM | Reply

Maybe after all this we will finally start to treat elections seriously, but I doubt it.

There's just too much at stake in our pay to play system for moneyed interests not put in a bid for the candidates of their choice. Sometimes, both candidates.

And this is why the lesser of two evils is the best America can ever hope for.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-11-02 11:15 PM | Reply


Jenna Abrams, Russia's Clown Troll Princess, Duped the Mainstream Media and the World

Roseanne Barr and Michael McFaul argued with her on Twitter. BuzzFeed and The New York Times cited her tweets. But Jenna Abrams was the fictional creation of a Russian troll farm.


#3 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-11-02 11:59 PM | Reply

Reinhold Niebuhr‏ @FormerBu

Lordy I hope there are pictures.

James Comey book title: "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership"
6:12 AM - 2 Nov 2017

#4 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-11-03 12:49 AM | Reply

If Flynn isn't already under a secret indictment, his name is in Mueller's queue. Guaranteed!

#5 | Posted by Twinpac at 2017-11-03 04:47 AM | Reply

Maybe he flipped already, who knows!

#6 | Posted by truthhurts at 2017-11-03 07:07 AM | Reply

A long time ago Flynn had publicly asked for immunity in exchange for testimony.

#7 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-11-03 09:08 AM | Reply

There are still some useful idiots pushing Russian propaganda right here on the DR.

#8 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-11-03 10:44 AM | Reply


"Maybe he flipped already, who knows!"

After Papasnuffleupagus, everybody in the west wing is suspicious of everybody else ~~ and it ain't paranoia if it's true.

#9 | Posted by Twinpac at 2017-11-03 05:50 PM | Reply

Amazing how the same people stupid enough to be influenced by the russians are the same people too stupid to understand how the russians interfered with our election.

#10 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-11-03 05:58 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Comments are closed for this entry.

Home | Breaking News | Comments | User Blogs | Stats | Back Page | RSS Feed | RSS Spec | DMCA Compliance | Privacy | Copyright 2018 World Readable

Drudge Retort