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Donald Trump: His rise demonstrates the alarming success of Internet trolls

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According to this author, Donald Trump's base consists mostly of


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internet trolls who are into birtherism, along with truthers, anti-taxers and anti-government.  Their political beliefs and style of language are typical of the extreme comments you generally see at the end of many online news articles, facebook etc.  You know, the comments that generally end up deleted from most credible news sites.  In other words, the disgruntled, uneducated and extreme have found someone who speaks their language. 

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I was raised an Armybrat, which gave me an appreciation for our military, diversity and travel. In my young adulthood I was a Republican, this in the days Republicans were still actually conservative. When the move began in earnest to push (more...)
 

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