Tag: Trolling

Patti Solis Doyle (Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton Campaign Manager Admits 2008 Birther Link

Patti Solis Doyle, who was Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager in 2008 until the Iowa caucuses, admitted on Friday that a Clinton campaign staffer had, in fact, circulated the Birther conspiracy theory that Barack Obama was born outside the U.S. and therefore potentially ineligible to serve in the presidency.

Insurer Offering Policy Protecting Against Online Trolling

At a time when people can stand in front of the United Nations and proclaim that people being mean on the internet constitutes violence, a lone insurance company has decided to do exactly what the proponents of criminalizing disagreement are doing: monetize it.

Jerry Brown and Ben Carson II (Breitbart News / Wires)

Jerry Brown Trolls Ben Carson on Climate Change

California Gov. Jerry Brown sent a letter to Republican presidential contender Dr. Ben Carson on Thursday, along with a flash drive containing the latest science on climate change, challenging him to “review the material.”

Chris Christie

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Christie Super PAC Trolls Carly Fiorina Event

America Leads — a Super PAC supporting Gov. Chris Christie’s (R-NJ) presidential campaign — was trolling fellow GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina’s event in New Hampshire, attempting to get personal information from her supporters, according to a Breitbart source.

AFP

Netanyahu Out-Trolls Obama; Rejects Democrats’ Invite

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has turned down an invitation to meet with Senate Democrats, according to Reuters, politely informing them that meeting with one party alone “could compound the misperception of partisanship regarding my upcoming visit,” according to Reuters. It is a response that reprises Democrats’ complaints about the speech Netanyahu is to deliver before a joint session of Congress on March 3–and turns their own arguments against them.

GloBama Goes Full Troll

On Thursday, President Barack Obama sat down with YouTube sensation GloZell Green – she of the bathing in Froot Loops and the cinnamon challenge – to discuss issues ranging from SportsCenter (Obama’s favorite pastime) to the “po-po” (GloZell’s terminology). The same day, the White House announced that it would not be hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after Netanyahu accepted an invitation from Speaker of the House John Boehner to address a joint session of Congress.