Trump protest buses

All across the nation FoxNews and rightwing radio are promoting the video of a supposed street lined with Trump protestor buses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OVHb-zc4Lw The story goes that these buses are being paid for to transport professional protestors to rallys across the nation. The video shows no protestors or what city this video was taken. Even WSPD has gotten the corporate memo to promote this false story without proof.

About 6 years ago I remember the astroturf tea party movement had actual professionally painted buses transporting Tea Party protesters around the country. They even bought them lunches and drinks. WSPD 1370 even had these busses park in their parking lot while giving astroturf interviews. Here's a few pictures I found.

http://www.conservapedia.com/images/thumb/5/52/TeaPartyExpressBus.jpg/25...

http://www.teapartytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/teaparty-expre...

http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2011/images/08/27/t1larg.tpexpress.aug27.jpg

http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/04/15/art.teaparty.gi.jpg

Astroturf Tea Party video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLydHWUKrbc&t=90s

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Fact Check
Protest Bust
Photographs showing long lines of buses were shared with the untrue claim that they were used to ship paid anti-Trump protesters to various cities.
http://www.snopes.com/anti-trump-protesters-bused-into-austin/

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

For a "Fact check" it's pretty short on facts.

Their "proof" that the protestors weren't bused in is "you don't see anyone getting off the bus" and a convention goer saying it was for the convention. Neither of those constitute proof nor a fact. So one must take issue of Snopes calling it "Disproven". This type of proof from no facts is sadly too frequent on Snopes political page when it comes to the left.

Now let's deal in actual facts. We have a video of busses near several protests. We have protest organizers in Project Veritas saying they pay protesters and bus people in. We have videos of those same organizers at the protests. We have Dem emails from WikiLeaks talking about staging protests and discussing strategy of what would be seen. And finally we have Craigslists posts with offers to pay protesters appearing before protests begin.

So sorry not disproven and very much proven.

If you'd like citations I'm happy to provide them for every fact.

MikeyA

Thanks MikeyA.

Two of the great truths exposed before, during, and after the 2016 Presidential election:
SJWs always lie
Commercial media's policy, "If the facts don't conform to the story, they must be disposed of."

I suppose a third might be that if the story doesn't have facts, make some up. I've seen that more than a few times lately.

Mad Jack
Mad Jack's Shack

Exactly. Snopes especially has been called out for it's lack of facts or in dealing with selective facts.

Look at what he's railing about now. He's talking about "fake" news. But the problem the left doesn't realize is they've been outed. The public doesn't trust traditional media. They've seen fake rape stories in Rolling Stone, they've seen emails between journalists checking with a campaign to make sure something they wrote was ok, and they've seen the media feed debate question to one candidate.

You can't put the air back into the bottle. The sunlight is pouring in and the people know.

MikeyA

You do realize that when you continue with this disingenuous nature you're only driving others from you.

So when you see President Trump inaugurated just remember you are the cause.

He IS your President!

MikeyA

Fake News Stories 'Outperformed' Real Ones on Facebook in Weeks Before Election: Report
http://gizmodo.com/fake-news-stories-outperformed-real-ones-on-facebook-...

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

Lol you're complaining about fake news yet you made two big errors. First you posted a "fact check" that was extremely biased and didn't deal in facts. Second, you quoted gizmodo, itself a highly sensationalistic fake news site that engages in click bait headlines.

Why do you seek to make yourself look like a fool?

MikeyA

Google and Facebook Take Aim at Fake News Sites
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/technology/google-will-ban-websites-th...

Over the last week, two of the world’s biggest internet companies have faced mounting criticism over how fake news on their sites may have influenced the presidential election’s outcome.

On Monday, those companies responded by making it clear that they would not tolerate such misinformation by taking pointed aim at fake news sites’ revenue sources.

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

According to outgoing CIA Director Clapper the Federal gov't doesn't know how or when Wikileaks got the hacked emails.

http://www.businessinsider.com/r-us-intelligence-chief-not-ready-to-iden...

So that means the President and all the news sources who reported that the Russians did it were involved in.... FAKE NEWS!!!!

MikeyA

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