Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–12/01/19

Russian President Vladimir Putin superimposed into a Russian Flag. Image by Lenny Ghoul.

This is part of an ongoing series where I review some of the ads purchased by the Russians. In doing so I hope we can get a better understanding of what they were trying to do, and how to recognize it the next time we’re faced with propaganda.

If you want to follow along, the ads can all be downloaded here. All of today’s ads can be found in the 2016-q2/2016-05 folder.

Russia did not forget Texas in May 2016. P(1)0002674 demands people defend Texas history by supporting Southern history:

P(1)0002680 includes the phrase “Texas will never keep step with U.S.”

P(1)0002694 quotes the Texas Constitution that Texas is an independent state and has an…interesting twist on the MAGA hat:

THIS IS AN OPEN THREAD. Take care, and have a wonderful Sunday.

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