Who’s Funding the Rioting Against Trump?

trmprtrsThe left and its rising number of “fake news debunking sites,” which increasingly serve to claim conservative news and viewpoints are false, are trying to distract people from investigating the paid protesters by citing one or two fake articles about a paid protester as evidence it’s not happening.

As the violent post-election riots continue, many observers are becoming aware that much of the rioting is the work of paid protesters who have been instructed to use violence. Retired Army Gen. Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s national security advisor, told a gathering of Young America’s Foundation the demonstrators are “paid anarchists.”

Both Donald Trump and Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) have publicly criticized the paid rioting. As the word is getting out, Twitter hashtags of #paidprotest and #fakeprotest have been started, identifying the operations.

The left has been paying “AstroTurf” activists for years — “astroturf” movements seem to be natural grassroots movements but were actually created and funded by others for propaganda. Project Veritas Action, the organization of conservative undercover videographer James O’Keefe, filmed Democratic operative Scott Foval discussing paying people to engage in violence at Trump campaign events. Several protesters admittedthey were paid $16 an hour to demonstrate against Trump.

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