President Trump is undoubtedly the world’s most prolific Twitter user at this point, and the world often wakes up with a quick glance to social media to see just the narrative in going to be in the news today.
This is Trump’s style, after all. He’s going to keep the attention where he wants it, and in order to keep his political adversaries from catching their balance.
Today, Trump spoke about an already divisive incident that occurred in the northeast just days ago, and Twitter just about exploded over it.
Trump suggested that 75-year-old Martin Gugino, who is in serious but stable condition in a Buffalo hospital after being pushed by two police officers at a protest, may be an “ANTIFA provocateur” who was “scanning” police equipment when he was pushed.
The video of Gugino became one of the most-viewed examples of police violence related to the recent protests.
“Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communications in order to black out the equipment. @OANN I watched, he fell harder than was pushed. Was aiming scanner. Could be a set up?” the president tweeted.
The reaction on social media was swift.
The 75-year-old protester who Trump targeted today isn’t Antifa. He wasn’t some anti-cop spy. He works to secure affordable housing in Buffalo. And we all saw him shoved by those cops, then bleeding from the ear after we heard his skull land on the ground. https://t.co/R3Z6YjJHuV
— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) June 9, 2020
The man supposedly in charge of our military, economy and a global pandemic is busy tweetin' conspiracy theories that a 75 year old peace activist cracked his own skull tryin' to obtain the top secret frequencies and take down the communication network of the Buffalo Police Dept.
— Tea Pain (@TeaPainUSA) June 9, 2020
Gov. Cuomo on President Trump's tweet this morning promoting a fabricated conspiracy theory about the elderly Buffalo man who was shoved to the ground by police:
"You think the blood coming out of his head was staged!? … You saw his head hit the pavement!" pic.twitter.com/coRgYKusjg
— NBC News (@NBCNews) June 9, 2020
The man in the incident remains in the hospital as of this writing.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.
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