Why Were Bernie Sanders Groups Removed From Facebook?
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Why Were Bernie Sanders Groups Removed From Facebook?

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Bernie Sanders Facebook pages are disappearing en masse from Facebook. (Getty)

Numerous popular Bernie Sanders Facebook groups and pages were removed from the social media giant on Monday, causing hundreds of thousands of members to wonder exactly what was happening. The removals all began happening around the same time, with people wondering if the removals might originate from a PAC that supports a rival campaign or if it was just the work of unrelated trolls. Later news indicated it might at least partially be the result of a Facebook database error. What happened?

Here’s what you need to know.


Bernie Sanders Groups With More Than 50,000 Members Were Removed

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Why were Bernie Sanders Facebook pages removed? (Getty)

A number of Bernie Sanders Facebook groups, including some with more than 50,000 members, were removed from Facebook all around the same time on Monday. Facebook user Dorian Gray told Heavy.com that the synchronized attack appeared to take place while Sanders was talking at the Town Hall. It appears that at least some of the reports originated from Clinton supporters in a rival Facebook group, but a Facebook bug may have also been involved.

For groups that had been around for a while and were so popular, their removal was a pretty big deal and could have pointed to a massive, coordinated effort. The groups have already been reinstated. The removed groups included:

  • Bernie Sanders Activists
  • Bernie Believers
  • Bernie Sanders Is My Hero
  • Bernie or Bust
  • Bernie Sanders for President
  • Bernie Sanders – Ideas Welcome
  • Bernie Sanders Revolutionaries
  • Bay Area for Bernie

New versions of some of these groups were created, to help combat the removal, such as a new Bernie Believers that is at this link. And other new groups were created to help the supporters still find a place to gather, like Bernie Sanders Reconvenes.

Since the article was first published, all the groups have been brought back online as of late Monday night. Bernie Sanders is My HERO was one of the first to report being reinstated.


Fake Links & Pornographic Photos Were Posted by ‘Troll’ Members First in Some of the Groups

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The error message that replaced many Bernie Sanders groups on Facebook. (Facebook)

Some members of the Facebook groups reported that trolls had infiltrated the groups and were posting pornographic photos, some possibly even with pedophilia. Facebook user Dorian Gray posted to a different Facebook group, concerned that he had been banned for telling the administrators about the posts. But it turns out, it was the groups themselves that were banned. He said that he only saw two groups that had the pornographic posts before they were taken down: Bernie Sanders Is My Hero and Bernie or Bust 2016. Admins of the group removed the troll posters and all the pornographic-related posts. It’s unclear if the groups were later taken down because of those posts, since not all the Bernie groups had reported having such posts.

Erica Libenow, another member of a Bernie group, said, “We had what looked like a kiddie porn posted in one of our groups today. I reported that one. Seriously made me want to vomit.”


Members Wondered If the Removals Were Connected to Rival Political Groups, but a Facebook Bug May Have Been Involved

https://twitter.com/Charlenefoxx72/status/724816802707083267

Some members of the Sanders Facebook groups, such as Liz Laguaite on Twitter, posted their concerns and wondered if this had any connection to rival political groups, such as a PAC supporting Hillary Clinton that was going to begin targeting posts written by Bernie Sanders supporters and other political groups. But an official from the PAC said they were not involved and did not condone such actions.

Screenshots provided by some members of the Bernie Sanders groups indicated the groups’ removal may have been at least partially the result of a group of trolls who supported rival political parties, working together to spread false reports about the groups. You can read more about this in the last section of this article.

Later reports indicated that a bug or glitch on Facebook may have also played a role. On Reddit, user imjoshs posted this thread and shared a photo of a message from Aidan King, the digital and social media manager for Bernie Sanders’ campaign. He said that he talked with Aidan King on the ConnectWithBernie slackchat and was told that there was a Facebook bug that closed many Facebook groups, not just Bernie Sanders groups. He added that when the bug took groups down, Facebook sent notifications to people who had filed reports against the groups, saying their report was “successful.” He shared this screenshot showing a message from Aidan King:

However, Facebook has not as of yet released a statement about this, nor has Aidan King posted about this on his Reddit account or his Twitter account, as of 2 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday.

Supporters were concerned about potential Clinton PAC involvement because, according to the Daily Beast, a pro-Clinton Super PAC is spending $1 million to counter people on sites like Instagram, Reddit, Facebook, and Twitter. The group is Correct the Record’s “Barrier Breakers.” According to the PAC’s press release, the digital task force will share positive content and “push back” against online progressive communities to counter “false narratives” and negative attacks. The Super PAC openly coordinates with Clinton’s campaign, Daily Beast reported.

However, there’s no proof of any connection between that PAC and this attack, and definitely no proof of any connection between the PACs and the pornography posts, which were likely from unrelated trolls and spammers. In fact, Elizabeth Shappell, Communications Director from Correct the Record, contacted Heavy.com and shared that the group had no affiliation with those attacks and did not condone them:

Correct the Record strongly condemns any form of online harassment, vile language, explicit content, or bullying. Barrier Breakers 2016 had nothing to do with this incident, and anyone reporting otherwise is not reporting the truth. Barrier Breakers 2016 is currently engaging in only positive content supporting Hillary Clinton’s campaign to be our next president.”


Some Supporters of Rival Politicians Made False Reports, but the Bernie Groups Are Now Back

The Bernie Sanders groups may have been affected by mass reporting from online users who claimed the groups were breaking Facebook rules and terms of service. The same thing happened to Election Justice USA last week, and the site was later reinstated. Admins told people on Reddit that they didn’t know why their Bernie Sanders pages were removed. Whether it was the result of a Facebook bug, mass reports from supporters of political rivals, or something completely different isn’t yet known for certain.

Facebook has automated systems that remove people and pages based on flags and reports sent from other Facebook users. Once an actual person reviews that removal and determines it was fraudulent, they can reinstate the page. An atheist group’s Facebook page experienced exactly this after Facebook was inundated with flags from people who cited the page as being guilty of “bullying.” These were later determined to be false citations from people who didn’t like the page, and the page was reinstated.

Screenshots have surfaced pointing to a possible coordinated attempt at “mass reporting” the Bernie Sanders pages for false violations. Kristen Fumarola shared with Bernie Sanders supporters a few screenshots of conversations between possible trolls on Facebook:

Bernie Sanders Reported

Possible Bernie Sanders Facebook page report (Bernie Sanders: The Media)

Some of the efforts stemmed from some individuals in a Facebook group called Bros4Hillary. In the group, one person made a public post that included a screenshot of the above photo with a comment that there was a “mole” in the group. The group then went private, in part because the members’ posts weren’t condoned, as the group’s political director says in a statement below.

Another screenshot that Kristen Fumarola shared on a Bernie Sanders Facebook group showed reactions to the post:

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(Facebook)

A public post to the group page late Monday night showed the following:

(Facebook/bros4hillary)

(Facebook/bros4hillary)

This appears to be against “Bros4Hillary’s” main mission, which includes “Be respectful to others.” Bros4Hillary’s Political Director, Alex Mohajer, contacted Heavy to let us know that the group does not condone those actions.

“Bros4Hillary was created as a way to provide a positive and supportive community for supporters of Hillary Clinton to gather, and as a direct response to the hateful and divisive rhetoric used by other campaigns during this election cycle,” he said. “We have not and do not approve of or condone harmful or offensive rhetoric or harassing behavior targeting supporters of any other candidate in the race…”

He then addressed specifically what happened on Monday.

“Last night, a former member … decided to engage in harassing behavior toward Facebook groups of Bernie Sanders and posted about it in the B4H Facebook group,” he said. “…This was not promoted or supported by the leadership of B4H… We removed the offending posts and member as soon as possible.”

Mohajer added:

While our leadership team of administrators tries to catch every questionable post and comment, with over 7,000 members and on a 24-hour posting cycle, some fall through the cracks. We … apologize to the groups that were affected. This member acted on his own authority, is not apart of our leadership team, and does not represent our ideals or our opinions.

Mohajer said that his group will go live again soon and they’re excited about the future of the political campaign and the money they’re raising, and they regret the actions of a few that spoiled the work of many.

All of the Bernie groups have since been reinstated. But their deletion pointed to how easily a coordinated online attack can bring a page down. Even if it ultimately ends up being partially caused by a glitch, Election Justice USA’s group was removed last week, and it appears there was not any bug involved in that incident. Facebook may need to review their system and the automatic removal of groups based solely on mass flags and reports.

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mary

Bernie’s supporters are constantly saying the most awful things to anyone that doesnt love their god,constantly slander Hillary, and make threats. Could be why they are reported. Might be time to have some class.

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justagurlinseattle

EXACTLY… some of the most VILE people I have come across..
I used to think the Right Wing was bad… WOW!!! they are nothing compared to the LIARS on the left supporting Bernie.

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Diamond. Jim

Ditto. Ed. Bernie Sanders and Trump supporters are one in the same. Vile, nasty and for Sanders supporters, delusional sore losers.

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Bradley Floyd

So how would Hillary react to this type of activity on the part of Bernie Sanders and his supporters?

This story, like so many others, is not receiving the attention it deserves. Senator Sanders is being attacked by crooks and the news media (that we used to depend on for exposing the truth) are nowhere in sight (comparatively).

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revoranger

Amazing how this my protests too much comes from the Hillary Campaign. Sanders has one of the best records of work, of legislation, of realistic goals supported by over 60% of Americans. To this the Hillary campaign says they will do a campaign based on discrediting, denying and fixing the party later. I guess thats what makes her so good at blood sport of illegal wars and invasions. Horrible to believe she can be the nominee of this party.

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Anonymous

Clinton Campaign: Purge Facebook accounts? Keep trying to put us down and experience the backdraft phenomenon. I’ll just donate another 30 bucks to the Sanders Campaign and add a few more Bernie sites to my like list. The internet will roast with Sanders posts. It is almost like you are working for us now.

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Freddie Sykes Jr.

Mrs. Clinton laughs about getting a rapist off, twelve year old victim, the woman knows no shame:
Twenty-seven-year-old Hillary Rodham had just moved to Fayetteville, and was running the University of Arkansas’ newly-formed legal aid clinic, when she received a call from prosecutor Mahlon Gibson.

“The prosecutor called me a few years ago, he said he had a guy who had been accused of rape, and the guy wanted a woman lawyer,” said Clinton in the interview. “Would I do it as a favor for him?”

The case was not easy. In the early hours of May 10, 1975, the Springdale, Arkansas police department received a call from a nearby hospital. It was treating a 12-year-old girl who said she had been raped.

The suspect was identified as Thomas Alfred Taylor, a 41-year-old factory worker and friend of the girl’s family.

And though the former first lady mentioned the ethical difficulties of the case in Living History, her written account some three decades later is short on details and has a far different tone than the tapes.

“It was a fascinating case, it was a very interesting case,” Clinton says in the recording. “This guy was accused of raping a 12-year-old. Course he claimed that he didn’t, and all this stuff” (LISTEN HERE).

Describing the events almost a decade after they had occurred, Clinton’s struck a casual and complacent attitude toward her client and the trial for rape of a minor.

“I had him take a polygraph, which he passed – which forever destroyed my faith in polygraphs,” she added with a laugh.

Clinton can also be heard laughing at several points when discussing the crime lab’s accidental destruction of DNA evidence that tied Taylor to the crime.

From a legal ethics perspective, once she agreed to take the case, Clinton was required to defend her client to the fullest even if she did believe he was guilty.

“We’re hired guns,” Ronald D. Rotunda, a professor of legal ethics at Chapman University, told the Washington Free Beacon. “We don’t have to believe the client is innocent…our job is to represent the client in the best way we can within the bounds of the law.”

However, Rotunda said, for a lawyer to disclose the results of a client’s polygraph and guilt is a potential violation of attorney-client privilege.

“You can’t do that,” he said. “Unless the client says: ‘You’re free to tell people that you really think I’m a scumbag, and the only reason I got a lighter sentence is because you’re a really clever lawyer.’”

Clinton was suspended from the Arkansas bar in March of 2002 for failing to keep up with continuing legal education requirements, according to Arkansas judicial records.

Public records provide few details of what happened on the night in question. The Washington County Sherriff’s Office, which investigated the case after the Springdale Police Department handled the initial arrest, said it was unable to provide an incident report since many records from that time were not maintained and others were destroyed in a flood.

A lengthy yet largely overlooked 2008 Newsday story focused on Clinton’s legal strategy of attacking the credibility of the 12-year-old victim.

The girl had joined Taylor and two male acquaintances, including one 15-year-old boy she had a crush on, on a late-night trip to the bowling alley, according to Newsday.

Taylor drove the group around in his truck, pouring the girl whisky and coke on the way.

The group later drove to a “weedy ravine” near the highway where Taylor raped the 12-year-old.

Around 4 a.m., the girl and her mother went to the hospital, where she was given medical tests and reported that she had been assaulted.

Taylor was arrested on May 13, 1975. The court initially appointed public defender John Barry Baker to serve as his attorney. But Taylor insisted he wanted a female lawyer.

The lawyer he would end up with: Hillary Rodham.

According to court documents, the prosecution’s case was based on testimony from the 12-year-old girl and the two male witnesses as well as on a “pair of men’s undershorts taken from the defendant herein.”

In a July 28, 1975, court affidavit, Clinton wrote that she had been informed the young girl was “emotionally unstable” and had a “tendency to seek out older men and engage in fantasizing.”

“I have also been told by an expert in child psychology that children in early adolescence tend to exaggerate or romanticize sexual experiences and that adolescents in disorganized families, such as the complainant’s, are even more prone to exaggerate behavior,” Clinton said.

Clinton said the child had “in the past made false accusations about persons, claiming they had attacked her body” and that the girl “exhibits an unusual stubbornness and temper when she does not get her way.”

But the interview reveals that an error by the prosecution would render unnecessary these attacks on the credibility of a 12-year-old rape victim.

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Sinoca

Distgusting. Although I know Americans have no feeling for selfcriticism and responsility, I hope these ones get prosecuted to use child porn. I hope in the name of Hillary they are damn proud of themself. Is this still dealing with the world issues on a good political level? Seriously? Disgusting.

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Freddie Sykes Jr.

Don’t say you weren’t warned Bernie Bros and Bernadettes! Mrs. Clinton has just hired an army of trolls in the past few days and it seems that they have already reported for duty! Big Time! And, they will stop at nothing to deliver the nomination, which was bought and paid for years ago thorough copious donations to the Clinton Foundation and speech, after speech after speech.

Mrs. Clinton is NOT a woman to crossed, just ask any of her husband’s victims, who have been called “nuts” and “sluts,” and far worse. But of course she is “for the women” and “looking out for you!” She is really angry that this whole primarily thing was not the walkover that she was guaranteed. She knows that the corporate takeover of the Democratic Party is complete, that Goldman-Sachs and the rest of the big money donors have bought and paid for the DNC. The Democratic Party is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Clinton Foundation and Wall Street and no one, no one is supposed to ruin the Empress Clinton’s coronation. So, Sander supporters, this trolling is a sign that it’s time to surrender to the inevitable and to bow down to the Queen of Wall Street and if you don’t Debbie Wassrman Schultz will haunt your children’s dreams! Give up, give, Give up, Sanders is officially toast and Mrs. Clinton is cackling and climbing on her broom to ride to the White House and all you little pretties are compelled to bow down and vote for her!

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Louis Tash

In running Hillary Clinton a flawed candidate. Who is a basher of rape and molestation victims! The DNC has lost me as a permanent member of their party. I will now be voting for whoever will do the most damage to both parties. As I hate the DNC and the RNC equally after this primary season. The suppression of the vote in New York was the final straw for me. So if the DNC insists on running Hillary Clinton I will be voting for a Republican president for the first time in my life. The last time I voted Republican and it wasn’t for a president was in 1994. The Democrats lost the senate for the first time in 40 years. Be prepared DNC for a big upset this election! You should not treat your base as if they don’t matter! And do not blame Bernie Sanders for this. This has nothing to do with Bernie Sanders! It has everything to do with the fact that I was never going to vote for a Clinton or a Bush again! They brought us the war in the winter we living now. And don’t whine to me about your rights. I’ve been marching in the streets for your rights since 1982! Calling my representative on a weekly basis since 1986 to further Democratic causes and agendas. I have worked tirelessly for your rights what about mine. I’m 49 years old I’m not a minority I’m not a woman and I’m not gay. But the rights that I have waited for all my life and so desperately need are 10 to 20 years out! I’ll be dead before they realized!

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revoranger

Ms. Tash. Thank you for your long advocacy. I have considered the despair everyone is carrying. That said if Bernie says this will continue, then I am willing to continue, trolls or no trolls. My Uncle was a Staff Sargeant and broke his back in WWII in the Navy in the Pacific theatre. After he healed he was released. He then signed up to the Air Force to keep in the game. Thong is, if the goal of losing is your mindset Bernie will be weakened going into the convention. This war has been ongoing for a while. They injured a lot of good people on this cause. So for those who came with us for this future for us to believe in, cannot lose hope or stop. redouble the effort and the obstacles will clear. Stay with Bernies messages and the issues we all believe in . Note when he worked the issues in a time line. I really liked for example that he was an orihinsl cosponsor of the bill to extend the time for states to ratify the important for women and all of us, Equal Rights Amendment.

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Richard sitowski

I was on Plenty of Fish which is a social media.. it was a comedy profile and I praised Bernie Sanders for president.. Mylikes I’m POF was up to 3915.. and Plenty of Fish kicked me off..

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Robert

What do you expect from hillary Clinton and her win by any means tactics. Anyone considering voting for Hillary Clinton should take heed.

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TurboKitty

I would like to point out, if there was a bug or a glitch, it was only targeting Bernie Sanders groups on Facebook and that makes it all the more suspicious to me.

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johnmsawyer

TurboKitty: as the article says, Facebook groups other than pro-Bernie groups were also targeted. But since the official statement by Bros4Hillary is an admission that a supposedly rogue member of their group was responsible (though I suspect it was more than one, given the snippet of conversation between them that was included in the article), it’s likely that he/they took the opportunity to target other groups they didn’t like too, and they may have spread it around to try to create cover for their real intent, which was to take down the Bernie groups.

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cindynsg

I read a post of an declination paid troll. She explained that they were told exactly what to push while trolling Bernie groups. She said that as time went on, it got more intense & then assaults!

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KRuth

I’m still waiting to hear what OTHER pages were taken down. Certainly none of the MANY pages I follow were!

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Mike Schwarz

Why? Corruption is now reaching into social media. Any surprise? I’m not especially after AZ and NY frauds, huge but whitewashed. Now they are going to corrupt social media. Virulence is need everywhere. These people are actually against the voters. Find them single them out for the snakes they are.

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lisa Heineman

The most interesting thing about this is not the paid trolls, it is who is running it. David Brock was the lawyer who viciously attacked Anita Hill when she brought forth awareness of Clarence Thomas history of sexual harassment. Hillary does not defend victims of sexual harassment or assault.she started with the acquittal of the rapist of a 12 year old child, whom she said lured her attacker. Followed up by her deplorable assaults on the character of Bill’s numerous sexual “indiscretions”..and now coordinating with David Brock who made Anita Hill the perpetrator instead of a victim. Supporters of Hillary, please wake up!!!! Please!!!! This is not the person we need representing us in the Whitehouse.

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revoranger

Agreed. It is why the superdelegates though are with her. Bernie however works well with others without this type of low blows. I liked that he had his amendments to republican bills passed. I liked that he stood his ground for veterans and manufacturers. I like that he does have a sense of fair play that is the same fair play expected by folks watching team sports. You have to trust your leaders to have the giving of themselves to the noble cause of public service. That’s a great thing.

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Sean

Now THAT is freaking low and dirty tactics!

Purposely sabotaging Senator Bernie Sanders campaign. For Hillary’s supporters and paid media personnel to publish porn, let alone child porn, into Bernie Sanders groups posts on Facebook to trigger Facebook’s automatic flagging system in order to get Bernie’s posts removed is despicable. I will NEVER vote for a person so morally and ethically bankrupt. It truly is unfortunate that Hillary’s supporters are so fervently blinded by her illusion of grandeur, that they can’t see who she really is behind the mask or the mess she is making.

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Jenifer Markoe

It was one person who posted the porn. I am upset someone would do this because it certainly does not help the candidate I plan on voting for. Millions are for Clinton don’t put us all as horrible people. Put the blame on the person who did the person no one else.

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Basalat Raja

The problem is that it doesn’t take ONE person posting porn to bring down a group of 50,000 people. It takes hundreds, at least. I would agree with you in part, though. Yes, I am sure there’re a few honest Clinton-supporters who are also not horrible people and don’t see using child rape as a way to hurt an opponent.

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justagurlinseattle

How I am reading it is… He posted porn and child porn on ONE page of 30,000 members and then reported it..
that takes ONE person… It was NOT 30,000 different groups…. it was a handful of groups… maybe 10..
so, he posted the photos on the pages, then reported them for nude content.

I have thousands of members on my Facebook, page I created to raise awareness of an issue..

If my open for people to post comments and photos, then all he had to do, was
post those photos on that open page..
then he reports that page, for having nude content. You are making it into something that it was NOT.

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revoranger

Jennifer i am sorry but we even had two people get in our face at a public held phonebank. We never had any of that before. Bernie is a very honorable man and has asked his following to please keep to his issues and has been gracious in his defense of Clinton. He does not have a lapse except for one on the Clinton qualifications. Today after the examples of the rollout of her campaign to “discredit, deny and fix the party later” has all the hallmarks of a CIA psyops against a foreign political figure. This is her mess Jennifer and her supporters need to acknowledge what they are supporting. Sorry that.

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justagurlinseattle

I totally agree… I am REALLY MAD that he would do this… as it makes our side look bad.
I hope they catch him for having Child porn on his computer and he is arrested and charged.
That would be SWEET payback, for the pain he is causing our side.

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Ray McCarthy

This wasn’t a “bug”. It was a malicious attack by a candidate that is practically setting up her own little regime. Freedom of speech? Not if you are talking about her!

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revoranger

Remember she always supported the Patriot spy on us act and wanted I believe to do to Snowden like Gaddafi. Her wars and resulting diaspora of refugees have just about destroyed what was left of the social democracies of europe after our banksters sold the POS paper to the sovereign wealth funds. She not only wants to be President of the United States but first world Empress. Embracing the likes of Kissinger and Albright makes me ill to even think of the havoc we will shortly be in.

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jfotogs

Why do you guys censor the identities these trolls? They’re posting publicly in public pages on Facebook, there is no expectation of privacy. Not to mention every other outlet is running that with their actual names.

Seriously, stop protecting people who don’t deserve protection.

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Manuel Hernandez

I have to agree with jfotogs above. People who posted, people who applauded, even people who protested against the posts, should be known for what they put up. Here’s my name saying that blacking out the names was a disservice to the public.

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Jai Bourgerie

Who is in charge? Face book has been an open forum. Media has so corrupted our information channel. Hey Mr Zukerman are going to fix this?

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Kevin Sinclair

It’s not just a matter of respect for other people, Hillary Clinton’s supporters are promoting child pornography. Anyone who posted child pornography needs to be identified and reported to authorities. Emotions are running high, but HIllary’s supporters (Hill Shills, I think they’re called) need to check themselves. Even Republicans have never stooped as low as sexually exploiting children.

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cindynsg

Oh please! It’s a well known fact that her campaign pays people to troll. Its even been in articles just last week. And the fact thatElection Justice USA’s group was removed last week, and it appears there was not any bug involved in that incident, just tells me again it was politically motivated!

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Alex

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM BROS4HILLARY LEADERSHIP TEAM

Bros4Hillary (B4H) was created as a way to provide a positive and supportive community for supporters of Hillary Clinton to gather, and as a direct response to the hateful and divisive rhetoric used by other campaigns during this election cycle. Our mission statement is about inclusiveness and tolerance, and we pride ourselves on our diverse membership and the unity through diversity we aim to achieve. We have not and do not approve of or condone harmful or offensive rhetoric or harassing behavior targeting supporters of any other candidate in the race. We have repeatedly and officially condemned such words and behaviors.

Last night, a former member by the name of Casey Champagne decided to engage in harassing behavior toward Facebook groups of Bernie Sanders and posted about it in the B4H Facebook group. As stated above, this was not promoted or supported by the leadership of B4H, nor were we immediately aware of this conduct. We removed the offending posts and member as soon as possible. While our leadership team of administrators tries to catch every questionable post and comment, with over 7,000 members and on a 24-hour posting cycle, some fall through the cracks. We rely on members to “flag and report” harmful, offensive, or trolling behavior, and apologize to the groups that were affected. This member acted on his own authority, is not apart of our leadership team, and does not represent our ideals or our opinions.

To wit: Bros4Hillary is NOT defunct, as reported today by the DailyKos. We temporarily changed our privacy settings after being flooded by online attacks from external members who were upset by Mr. Champagne’s behavior. We will go “live” again shortly and are excited about what is to come. We are growing every day. Our members have made over 20,000 calls across the United States, raised thousands of dollars, and are now apart of creating a ground campaign in California. We thank all of our members for their incredible contributions and regret that the actions of a few would spoil the work of the many.

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Sinoca

Using child pornography is disgusting! Seeing this article where people are entertained and applauding for this idea and even saying they are going to do the same: IT draws already a good picture what kind of MINDEST is going on in your group! And shut up that it is only 1 person who did it. And u wanna call yourself democrats? Really? Are u all a product of watching too much Jerry Springer? U lost completley your view on moral and values in politics! First lesson is to always respect another opinion! AS A EUROPEAN I´M COMPLETLY SHOCKED & DISGUSTED! Hope u are proud! Maybe next idea is rape pictures?

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Angel Mary

Chid porn is rape. Child don’t willing pose for child porn. Child were sexually abused to make those photos. That’s the most vile & disgusting this I’ve ever heard. I thought that Hillary had hit all time lows before but this is even lower than even I thought her people would go! No mother or woman could endorse this behavior & she needs to publicly lash out at this hackers! It makes me sick just thinking about it!

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