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Tommy_Carcetti

(43,265 posts)
Mon Nov 30, 2020, 12:35 PM Nov 2020

Interesting thing about Biden's future WH Press Secretary Jen Psaki--Russian trolls *hate* her.

They hate her with an absolute passion--her and former Ambassador Michael McFaul probably received more wrath from Kremlin based trolls than any other American figure.

It all dates back to 2014 after the US State Department had levied sanctions against Russia after the invasion and annexation of Crimea. Russian trolls would send the nastiest comments at the State Department's daily press briefings, which Psaki conducted. While most Americans hardly knew who Psaki was or bothered to watch any State Department briefings themselves, she was a household name to the Russian online community and they went after her on an everyday basis.

I suppose the vitriol against her was an example of "shooting the messenger" but thankfully I don't think Psaki ever let it get to her. Glad to see this hire from the President Elect.

She's widely acknowledged it herself:


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Interesting thing about Biden's future WH Press Secretary Jen Psaki--Russian trolls *hate* her. (Original Post) Tommy_Carcetti Nov 2020 OP
Interesting. I didn't know that. underpants Nov 2020 #1
Here's hoping she gives them heartburn on a daily basis Cirque du So-What Nov 2020 #2
I haven't heard her name pronounced yet... NurseJackie Nov 2020 #3
Silent "P". luvtheGWN Nov 2020 #4
Thanks! NurseJackie Nov 2020 #5
Like Asian rice wine? Lasher Nov 2020 #8
The Japanese call it "nihonshu." Wednesdays Nov 2020 #9
In 1970 I ordered sake at the Tokyo Hilton Lasher Nov 2020 #10
All I need to know to give her nomination two thumbs up. marble falls Nov 2020 #6
I absolutely love her!! Hulk Nov 2020 #7

Cirque du So-What

(26,310 posts)
2. Here's hoping she gives them heartburn on a daily basis
Mon Nov 30, 2020, 12:40 PM
Nov 2020

You know you’re doing something right when Russian trolls hate you.

Lasher

(27,820 posts)
10. In 1970 I ordered sake at the Tokyo Hilton
Mon Nov 30, 2020, 09:41 PM
Nov 2020

They brought me rice wine without asking for clarification.

 

Hulk

(6,699 posts)
7. I absolutely love her!!
Mon Nov 30, 2020, 03:14 PM
Nov 2020

What a refreshing change to have an HONEST and reliable source of information from the White House.

We have suffered greatly with the Three Stooges😈

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