Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–8/15/2020

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-q4/2016-10 folder.

Once again the “Secured Borders” ads were short and to the point. P(1)0002632 repeated a point made many times before, that secured borders are America’s only salvation:

P(1)0002642 played called out men to stand by our borders:

The designer of p(1)0002620 had a little more fun with the image:

THIS IS AN OPEN THREAD. Take care, and be well.

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