close Video Democratic operatives allegedly created fake Russian bots to link Russia to Roy Moore in Alabama election Alabama Republican Roy Moore was reportedly targeted by another “false flag” operation organized by Democrats who supported Doug Jones during the state's Senate special election in 2017, according to a new report. A New York Times story revealed Monday that Democrats created a Facebook page that gave the false impression that it was the work of Baptist teetotalers supporting Moore in the contest. That “Dry Alabama” Facebook page – which called for outlawing alcohol in the state – intended to alienate pro-business, moderate Republicans from Moore, the paper reported. Democrats reportedly saw an opportunity to win that race after Moore was hit with allegations of past inappropriate sexual conduct with teenage girls. Jones went on to win the race. It’s the second report in recent weeks of a … [Read more...] about Roy Moore was reportedly targeted by Dems in second ‘false flag’ operation in 2017 Alabama race
The Associated Press Published 5:21 PM EST Jan 3, 2019 Montgomery, Ala. – Former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore says he didn’t know he was dealing with comedian Sacha Baron Cohen when he agreed to appear on a television show, his lawyers wrote in court filings last month. Moore in September filed a $95 million defamation lawsuit over his appearance on Baron Cohen’s “Who is America?” In court filings, Moore argued the agreement he signed waiving legal claims from the appearance is unenforceable because of fraud. Moore said he was told he was receiving an award for supporting Israel and instead was lampooned as a possible pedophile. Moore said the agreement he signed had “zero” mention of Cohen. The segment ran after Moore faced misconduct accusations during the 2017 Senate race in Alabama. He denied the accusations. In the segment, Baron Cohen appeared as faux counterterrorism instructor “Col. Erran Morad,” discussing bogus … [Read more...] about Roy Moore says he was duped into appearing on show
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore says he didn't know he was dealing with comedian Sacha Baron Cohen when he agreed to appear on a television show. Moore filed a multi-million defamation lawsuit over his appearance on "Who is America?" In court filings last month, Moore argues the agreement he signed waiving legal claims is invalid because of fraud. Moore says he thought he was receiving an award for supporting Israel. Instead, Moore, who denied misconduct accusations during the 2017 Senate race, was lampooned as a possible pedophile. Moore says the agreement with Yerushalayim TV, a company registered in Wyoming, disguised who was actually behind the show. Cohen is seeking to move the lawsuit to New York where the agreement mandates disputes will be heard. Moore opposes the move. … [Read more...] about Roy Moore: Agreement to appear on comedy show fraud.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Craig Timberg and Tony Romm Washington Post December 27, 2018 Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said Thursday that his office is exploring whether disinformation tactics deployed against Republican Roy Moore during last year’s special election violated state campaign laws and said he was worried that the operation could have affected the closely fought Senate race.‘‘The information is concerning,’’ Marshall, a Republican, said in a phone interview. ‘‘The impact it had on the election is something that’s significant for us to explore, and we’ll go from there.’’Moore lost the election to Democrat Doug Jones. Advertisement Marshall, who said he learned of the disinformation campaign called Project Birmingham through news reports over the past two weeks, stopped short of announcing a formal … [Read more...] about Probe will look into disinformation campaign targeting Roy Moore
Alabama's top prosecutor announced Thursday his office is looking into whether disinformation tactics used against Republican Roy Moore during a 2017 special election violated state campaign laws, The Washington Post reported. GOP Attorney General Steve Marshall said he was worried the operation — reportedly known as Project Birmingham — could have affected the closely fought Senate race. "The information is concerning," Marshall told the Post. "The impact it had on the election is something that's significant for us to explore, and we'll go from there." Moore lost the election to Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., who said he supports a federal investigation of the disinformation campaign, the Post reported. … [Read more...] about Report: Alabama AG Probes Meddling Targeting Roy Moore