Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Assassinate Trump


From FOX News:
The online vitriol directed at President-elect Donald Trump is getting worse, and critics say social media companies should do more to rein it in.

Since Trump's stunning Election Day victory last week, social media hashtags like #AssassinateTrump and #Killtrump have proliferated. Over the weekend, a protester near Trump Tower held aloft a sign calling for future first lady Melania Trump to be violated, echoing a trending hashtag #RapeMelania.

“This is another example of social media platforms being used to radicalize people,” said Eric Feinberg, of GIPEC, a software company that monitors illegal activity and terror-related social media accounts told FoxNews.com. “Terror groups such as ISIS have long utilized this strategy to recruit and radicalize.

“Now anti-Trump anti-government groups are using the same tactic to recruit, radicalize and compensate to cause civil disobedience and unrest in our cities while overburdening the workload of law enforcement in these cities," he added.

Hastags like #KillTrump and #RapeMelania have surfaced on social media since Tuesday.

Within the social media realm—particularly on Twitter—dozens of calls to kill Trump have been circulating, with some even calling for both Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence to be assassinated by their Jan. 20 inauguration.

...Social media is not the only place where the violent rhetoric has surfaced since Election Day.

In Oakland, Calif., last week, demonstrators rioted and graffiti saying “Kill Trump” was found spray painted in several places according to the New York Post.
Obama and Hillary Clinton and other Democrat leaders should issue strong, clear statements condemning the calls for the assassination of President-elect Donald Trump.

It's their people making the threats. It's their people causing destruction, vandalizing, and acting out violently.

They should speak out against the violence being perpetrated by these Leftist protesters until it stops.

Obama's silence is deafening.

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