If you were in the arena during the convention, you would have seen that the RNC was curating tweets from people who were tweeting about the convention and placing them on the giant Jumbotron throughout the whole thing. There weren’t really all that many – once they found one they liked, they kept it in circulation for quite some time, so it is obvious that someone was actually looking at the tweets and picking out the “good” ones as opposed to just automatically putting up every tweet with the #RNCinCLE hashtag.
Well, since Trump is involved, it was only a matter of time before they put up a tweet from a white supremacist, I suppose:
— Andy Aplikowski (@AAARF) July 22, 2016
The account, of course, is one of the many, many rank white supremacist accounts that have taken to adoring Trump (FOR SOME WEIRD REASON). Here’s one of the many delightful things tweeted by that account:
Oh no, that was not nearly all. The GOP also put up tweets from the racist website @VDare as well:
That’s right–that’s VDARE on the tweet-ticker inside the GOP convention hall in Cleveland. Up next: Ricky Vaughn. pic.twitter.com/VJ4os8r3DF
— Jeff B/DDHQ (@EsotericCD) July 20, 2016
I wasn’t really watching closely or looking at all the tweets but I am sure there were many, many others. So, great job, RNC.