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National Republican Congressional Campaign using fake Democrat websites to lure voters
CNN ^ | 2/6/2014 | Drew Griffin

Posted on 02/06/2014 7:07:44 PM PST by Beave Meister

(CNN) – A warning this election season: If you are searching the Web for information on Democratic congressional candidates, read the fine print.

At least 15 websites that appear to be official campaign sites for Democratic candidates, are actually the handiwork of the National Republican Congressional Committee.

In an effort to improve their online efforts this election season, the NRCC’s digital team came up with what the group believes is a great idea: get out the Republican message through fake Democrat sites.

“The idea is people who are looking for information on the candidate, one of the places we all go now is online and so this is a way for folks to find out more about the candidates and information they may not find on the candidate’s own site,” said Daniel Scarpinato, the NRCC's press secretary.

The NRCC bought up hundreds of URLs on potential weak Democratic candidates and created sites that mimic the real ones.

It may sound deceiving, but Scarpinato insists the well-thought out, well-planned program is pure genius.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: cnn; congress; democrats; elections; fake; montana; nrcc; republicana
This is getting comical.....
1 posted on 02/06/2014 7:07:44 PM PST by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister
Its called negative campaigning, or defining one's opponent.

CNN makes it sound dishonest.

2 posted on 02/06/2014 7:11:23 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Beave Meister

Yet Dems infiltrate Tea Party rallies and bring out their bogus signs and its the first thing the media reports on..never the fact that the people with those signs are paid plants


3 posted on 02/06/2014 7:14:48 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Beave Meister

Well, the Democrats have been using fake voters for decades. Even dead ones.


4 posted on 02/06/2014 7:14:53 PM PST by Parmy
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To: Beave Meister
"“The idea is people who are looking for information on the candidate, one of the places we all go now is online and so this is a way for folks to find out more about the candidates and information they may not find on the candidate’s own site,” said Daniel Scarpinato, the NRCC's press secretary."

I have no problem with this. It's about time the Pubbies started fighting fire with fire.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

5 posted on 02/06/2014 7:15:10 PM PST by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: Beave Meister

This is silly, but the Democrats do it every election cycle. The MSM thinks they’re brilliant.


6 posted on 02/06/2014 7:15:12 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Beave Meister

*cough*Americans for a Conservative Direction*cough*


7 posted on 02/06/2014 7:17:36 PM PST by RugerMini14
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To: Beave Meister

It sounds like the ‘RAT girls over at CNN are starting to panic.


8 posted on 02/06/2014 7:20:06 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Beave Meister

And telling the truth about Democrats is always termed “mud slinging” or “negative” by the media.


9 posted on 02/06/2014 7:25:45 PM PST by txrefugee
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To: Beave Meister

Time to fight fire WITH fire.

God KNOWS, we don’t have ANY representation in gubmint.

Let’s play by the dem’s rules, and watch ‘em cry.


10 posted on 02/06/2014 7:28:17 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Beave Meister
It's clever when Democrats do it, but a crime when Republicans do it.
11 posted on 02/06/2014 7:31:33 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: Beave Meister

Sort of like the fake Tea Party Candidates the Dems tried last election.


12 posted on 02/06/2014 7:34:12 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Anything regarding this administration ..... remember I told you so first!)
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To: Beave Meister

Gasp! Those wascally Wepublicans!


13 posted on 02/06/2014 7:35:57 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: Beave Meister

It’s about time we started fighting fire with fire...


14 posted on 02/06/2014 7:38:12 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Beave Meister

How friggin stupid is this idea!


15 posted on 02/06/2014 7:48:29 PM PST by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Beave Meister

and the RATS, take another one in the.........HA ha!!!

16 posted on 02/06/2014 7:52:42 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Beave Meister

Would they find it so important to issue this “warning” if it was democraps doing it to Republicans?

They have never done so in the past...


17 posted on 02/06/2014 7:53:40 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Beave Meister

Agreed. Time to revisit Ray Stevens “Grandpa Voted Democrat”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUEqh07E4dY


18 posted on 02/06/2014 8:08:14 PM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Beave Meister

5 Arizona Democrats have cosponsored Pelosi’s amnesty bill and the GOP consultants tell the GOP candidates not to discuss immigration.

2 or 3 of them won because of Libertarian spoilers.

http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/15/cosponsors

Pelosi has 3 Republicans and 187 House Democrats to open the borders officially. There are a bunch of cosponsors from Guam and PR in that list that makes the 196 seem close to 218 dischage petition.

Rep. Barber, Ron [D-AZ-2]* 10/02/2013
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1]* 10/02/2013
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-7]* 10/02/2013
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]* 10/02/2013
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 01/15/2014


19 posted on 02/06/2014 8:14:05 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Beave Meister
The URL for a website is not the same as the website itself. The website is not deceptive at all. It's clear to anyone that the site exists for the purpose of criticism.
20 posted on 02/06/2014 8:14:59 PM PST by freerepublicchat
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To: skeeter; Sarah Barracuda; Parmy; wku man; Steely Tom; Mortrey; E. Pluribus Unum; RetiredTexasVet; ..

If the Democrats are dishonest, we too should be dishonest.

So, we should fight fire with fire, fight dishonesty with dishonesty, and fight stupidity with stupidity.

Yep. Makes a lot of sense to me.

You people are whacked. The next time we lose an election, we’ll have no right to complain.


21 posted on 02/06/2014 8:24:48 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

We lost the LAST election because of democrat FRAUD, not because conservatives didn’t want to vote for Romney—the commies bussed in Somalians to vote in Michigan (or some where up north) and Soros (who should be in prison) bought Secretaries of State—it doesn’t matter who VOTES, but who COUNTS the vote, and NOW the commies want electronic voting!!!! RIPE for fraud.

I went to the DMV today and had to give them everything BUT my first-born male child and a blood sample to RENEW a damned driver’s license! And YET, commies complain about photo IDs to VOTE!!! Somehow, it’s “racist”.

I support using commie techniques to SAVE this country from commies.

Enjoy your future in a third world, moslem controlled country, stolen by a foreign usurper who uses our own judicial system against us because he is ALLOWED by those he threatens to circumvent it by installing leftist judges who do his bidding.

I, for one, will use their tactics against THEM because we have NO help via the DOJ or “representation” in DC-—and then, hopefully, we can return to justice for ALL.

What do YOU suggest?


22 posted on 02/06/2014 8:58:05 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Mortrey

In case you haven’t noticed, when the Left pulls this crap, they get away with it. When we do it, we get busted - thanks to the hypocrisy of the MSM.


23 posted on 02/06/2014 9:24:43 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: Beave Meister

Good for them. It’s about time they adopted some of the same tactics as their opponents. Now . . to fund a diversion candidate who will bleed off some of the support for the Dem candidate.


24 posted on 02/06/2014 9:44:22 PM PST by BAW ("If you like your health plan, you can keep your health plan. Period.")
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To: wku man
I have no problem with this. It's about time the Pubbies started fighting fire with fire.

I was going to say the same thing. I just wish the Pubbies would get even more down and dirty with the rat bastards. I have such a deep seated hatred for these ass hats, that I think we can't get dirty enough.

25 posted on 02/06/2014 10:57:34 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: EveningStar
"The next time we lose an election, we’ll have no right to complain."

We've been losing elections all along, by being Howdy-Doody, Richie Cunningham good guys. Enjoy your moral high ground...we're going to get busy saving this Republic.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

26 posted on 02/06/2014 11:21:10 PM PST by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: Beave Meister
This should work, assuming low information pukes actually surf the internet actively.

But that's a big assumption. More likely is that most are couch potatoes.

27 posted on 02/06/2014 11:24:10 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: Sarah Barracuda
“Yet Dems infiltrate Tea Party rallies and bring out their bogus signs and its the first thing the media reports on..never the fact that the people with those signs are paid plants”

When a plant is discovered they should be doused with paint.

My actual preference is to shoot them, but that causes more shooting wars, and well, Obama would like that.

Let them explain the paint to the media.

Just a thought.

28 posted on 02/06/2014 11:32:00 PM PST by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: EveningStar
I'd suggest the tendency for our side to shoot their own allies when they actually make an effort to win is more a reason for our constant losing.

Maybe you should visit the site provided as an example before you start calling other people names. If thats what "standup" republicans call "dishonest" then its no wonder why we lose.

29 posted on 02/07/2014 5:43:58 AM PST by skeeter
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To: EveningStar
You people are whacked. The next time we lose an election, we’ll have no right to complain.

Saul Alinsky approves of your "integrity."

30 posted on 02/07/2014 5:55:02 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: Beave Meister

HAHAHAHAHAHA

Finally a republican plays by the rules the democrats have set.


31 posted on 02/07/2014 9:13:41 AM PST by Organic Panic
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To: Beave Meister

They should post pics with Dems holding guns,too.

Like Di-Fi pointing one at people with her finger on the trigger or Shmuch Schumer shooting with a maniacal smile on his face.

That would have the CNN folks wetting their panties.


32 posted on 02/07/2014 10:37:06 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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