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‘Lunacy’: Observers stunned by Trump’s latest all-caps Twitter meltdown

By PhillyNews.FYI , in News , at November 12, 2020 Tags: , , , , , , ,


President Donald Trump had yet another all-caps Twitter meltdown on Thursday when he cited a bogus report from One America News that falsely claimed a computer program deliberately deleted votes for the president.

In the tweet, the president promoted a conspiracy theory about Dominion Voting Systems switching Trump votes to Biden votes, which the president says has cost him the 2020 election.

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“REPORT: DOMINION DELETED 2.7 MILLION TRUMP VOTES NATIONWIDE,” the president wrote. “DATA ANALYSIS FINDS 221,000 PENNSYLVANIA VOTES SWITCHED FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP TO BIDEN. 941,000 TRUMP VOTES DELETED. STATES USING DOMINION VOTING SYSTEMS SWITCHED 435,000 VOTES FROM TRUMP TO BIDEN.”

The New York Times has already examined the claim about Dominion and has found it to be false, however.

“The Dominion software was used in only two of the five counties that had problems in Michigan and Georgia, and in every instance there was a detailed explanation for what had happened,” the Times found. “In all of the cases, software did not affect the vote counts.”

The president’s false Twitter rant drew shocked reactions, including from CNN’s Jake Tapper, who described the tweet as “lunacy.”

Check out some more reactions below.

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