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Old 07-02-18, 02:24 PM
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#WalkAway Russian troll-bots pretending to abandon the Democratic Party

A new #WalkAway hashtag is being used by people who are quitting the Democratic Party. It started with this video, which was originally posted at Facebook:



Here's a compilation of other footage from other people in the movement:



The people in this movement say they are tired of being treated like victims by Democrats just because they happen to be gay, a member of a racial minority, etc., and they are also tired of Democrats saying that if you are gay, black, etc., then you must be a Democrat. They also cite censorship, political correctness, and false accusations of racism, homophobia, etc., as reasons for quitting.

I would post an article from the mainstream media about this, but there don't seem to be any. There is plenty of coverage of it from my unreliable sources, but a lot of you hate it when I post those. But the movement is real. Some people are even criticizing Twitter for allegedly suppressing this, and not letting it rise to the level that it would if Twitter wasn't being biased.
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You know something is real when the media and twitter suppress it but grundle's sources know all about it!

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sounds like a 4 chan op, not unlike End Fathers Day and other dumb stuff.
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I wish I could walk away from your threads but even on Ignore they still show up.
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Hey, a lot of people are saying it.
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There's also the #WalkThisWay campaign.

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the people in this movement say they are tired of being treated like victims by Democrats just because they happen to be gay, a member of a racial minority, etc.
I'm sure there are also investors in coal mining companies and steel smelters who are walking away from the Republicans just because they're being treated as victims who need rules to protect their interests. Isn't that the way politics works? You walk away from the party which protects your interests?
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A recommended movement for grundle: #WalkAwayFromTheInternet
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I wish I could walk away from your threads but even on Ignore they still show up.
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Democrats are launching a Civil War on Wed too, so these are just the "cadet bone spurs" abandoning in advance of the impending battles.
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Another thread failure for Grundle.

#AhShitGrundleDupedAgain
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We got #grundled.
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You'd think that no mainstream media coverage would be a red flag, but to grundle it's time to post it straight to DVD Talk! And then immediately find out the reason it's not covered that he could have found himself with minimal research.
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<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dQw4w9WgXcQ?start=43" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Grundle - I think the problem is marketing - maybe they need one of the past First Ladies for a "push" for it to take off:

Suggestion:
Spoiler:
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Interestingly all the data shows that people are leaving the Republican Party.
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/walkaway?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#walkaway</a> hashtag - short for “walk away from the Democratic Party” - is like a playground for bots. I clicked three of the accounts at random, and checked their first tweets. Two clearly originated as bots, once was created today to feed the hashtag. <a href="https://t.co/44kBxyJVM9">pic.twitter.com/44kBxyJVM9</a></p>&mdash; Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) <a href="https://twitter.com/daveweigel/status/1013446028270465026?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Grundle- I found the perfect music:

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Can we please get shit like this deleted? Not just locked, but erased from the Internet.
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Grundle- I found the perfect music:
No, I'm watching Xanadu with my wife, and this is far better:

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No, I'm watching Xanadu with my wife, and this is far better:

https://youtu.be/g9LhIxwdvRM
I watched Xanadu about a month (?) or so ago after looking for an image for the Sequitur thread.

I love animation, but was not fond of that in the film, to ELO, but still think The James Gang is better.
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Maybe it's my age, but this is the first "walk away" song I thought of:

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Can we please get shit like this deleted? Not just locked, but erased from the Internet.
Erased...from existence.
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Old 07-02-18, 11:33 PM
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Erased...from existence.
I disagree.

If this keeps up (John Cusack films) we might even be nice to each other for a few posts.
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