A Russian giant army attempted to stir racial tensions during the 2016 political election by pushing black 'War On Christmas' goods. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Inform us just what you assume in the remark area listed below. Sign up with TYT:
" A web site organized by Russia's "giant farm" in St. Petersburg tried to press an African-American boycott of Christmas with articles as well as a line of typo-ridden merchandise last year.
BlackMattersUS, which independent Russian media outlet RBC identified as one of one of the most prominent web sites and also troll accounts operated from the Kremlin-backed Internet Research study Company, pushed Tees imploring its customers to "Claim no! To ho-ho-ho," alongside a photo of a candy walking cane.
As representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google this week are set to indicate before Senate and Home Boards on Russian interference in the 2016 political election, BlackMattersUS' tone-deaf initiatives to release a boycott while posing as African-Americans reveals the sizes the giant farm would certainly go to attempt– and also occasionally fail– to plant racial disharmony in the U.S
. The shirts are usually ridiculous as well as loaded with phrases that do not make good sense. One t-shirt, sold by the UNITED STATE tee shirt printing firm Represent on BlackMattersUS' customized Christmas-themed shop, reads "Precious Cops, Don't Fire– SUCK." The phrase includes 2 candy canes and a Christmas ornament."
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