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No, Russians Bots Aren’t Responsible for #ReleaseTheMemo: New at Reason

Prominent Democrats demanded Social media execs investigate #ReleaseTheMemo hashtag, but it was mostly Americans using it.

David Harsanyi writes:

Last week, Republicans began to call for the release of a memo authored by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes that purports to lay out a series of abuses connected to the FBI surveillance of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. As often happens these days, a Twitter hashtag, #ReleaseTheMemo, evolved around the effort and was widely retweeted by Republicans and elected officials.

It didn't take long for a report to emerge that claimed Russian-sponsored Twitter accounts and Bots were the real driving force behind the viral call for the release of the memo. Without worrying about the veracity of this convenient claim, all the usual suspects giddily spread the story across social media—probably because they have such a deep reverence for truth in the Era of Trump.

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