While much attention has been given to the social media interference by so-called Russian trolls during the 2016 presidential election, the media have been largely silent about a certain Russian bot-favorite: MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid.
Ironically, as you might recall, Reid is one of the loudest voices leading the Trump-Russian collusion narrative, despite any credible evidence proving a connection between Trump’s campaign and Russian officials trying to sway the election.
According to Law & Crime analysis, the Russian trolls indicted by Robert Mueller last week favored Reid above all other media personalities: “Joy-Ann Reid–recently and glowingly profiled as a heroine of the #Resistance by the New York Times–received some 267 total retweets by the private sector Russian troll brigade.”
For some perspective here, Sen. Bernie Sanders was only retweeted a couple dozen times by the bots, and the second closest media figure to Reid was Fox News’ Sean Hannity, who only raked in “a handful” of the bots’ retweets. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”https://www.dailywire.com/news/27400/guess-which-anchor-was-russian-bot-favorite-amanda-prestigiacomo” target=”_blank”]