Thursday, December 8, 2016

The President-Elect Has His Own Vigilante Force

The sooner you realize this and let the full horror of it sink in, the better off you'll be.

Trump just put a man’s family in jeopardy. In what world is this ever acceptable?

A union leader said on Twitter that Trump lied his ass off about the Carrier deal, which he did. Trump, being the utterly petty, fragile ego nightmare that he is, took to Twitter to smear the union and its leader, Chuck Jones.

It's bad enough that we have a president-elect who can't let any criticism go like any elected official needs to be a able to do because they're supposed to be fucking adults. But after Trump tweeted about Jones, he started receiving death threats targeting himself and his family. Including his kids.

The neo-Nazis and white supremacists that helped get this incredibly delicate flower elected aren't stopping. Now that he's set to become the leader of the U.S., they're transitioning to become his online vigilante squad. The SS in khaki shorts, if you will. You can expect that from now on, every person who is targeted by Trump in this kind of public manner will have to endure the tidal wave of harassment that has become the standard of this online bigot mob. Harassment, death threats, rape threats if they're a woman, hacking, DDoS attacks, etc.

To counter this, my suggestion is that we all start constantly bashing Trump on Twitter, even more than we already have. The more privilege you have, the more you should be bashing. @ Trump's official account constantly to tell him what a liar and general piece of shit he is. Because he's so thin-skinned, he won't be able to let much go by without responding. We can tie up Trump's time and attention and the "alt-right's" resources with online harassment while those of us more vulnerable to harassment work on getting this shitbag out of office in 2020.

We need to do all we can to fight back before they get organized (if that's possible for them) and start patrolling the streets. I don't necessarily want to bash actual heads in but I will if I have to.

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