Is Hillary Clinton right on Tulsi Gabbard?
ATLANTA, (MaraviPost): Hillary Clinton accusing Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of being a Russian agent. Or, words to that effect, is with some Merit and evidenced by paid bots and trolls on the wide web.
On a podcast hosted by former Obama apparatchik David
Plouffe, Clinton said candidate Gabbard is “the favorite of the Russians” and
suggested Moscow was supporting her bid through fake social media postings.
According to an article by New York Times, among her fellow Democrats, Representative Tulsi Gabbard has struggled to make headway as a presidential candidate, barely cracking the 2 percent mark in the polls needed to qualify for Tuesday night’s debate.
However, for one that is barely registering in Polls, Tulsi
Gabbard at times especially after democratic debates has led in Google
First democratic Debate
Google searches for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate
Tulsi Gabbard spiked during the first round of debates on Wednesday night. By
the end of the debate, Gabbard had clinched 40 percent of Google searches in
the U.S., compared to Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s 17 percent and the 19 percent
claimed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to Google Trends.
Gabbard had somehow also managed to come out on top in Australia, where she
secured 36 percent of Google searches. The Hawaii representative won herself a
standout moment during the debate by correcting Rep.
Tim Ryan (D-OH) when
he said the Taliban was responsible for the 9/11 terror attacks. “The Taliban
didn’t attack us on 9/11, al Qaeda did. That’s why I and so many other people
joined the military, to go after al Qaeda after 9/11,” she said.
Second Democratic debate:
The Hawaii representative and army veteran surpassed Kamala
Harris, Cory Booker and Joe Biden in number of Google searches during the second
Tulsi Gabbard dominated Google search results as the most
searched candidate, following the second night of the July Democratic debates
in Detroit, Michigan.
The Hawaii representative and veteran topped other
candidates Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Joe Biden for most Google searches
during the CNN-presented debate.
Prior to the second Debate event, Joe Biden was the most
searched democratic candidate in 42 states. After the debate, however, Gabbard
came out on top, bringing in the most searches from all 50 states.
So, people wonder what is driving these searches If not
right wing and Russian paid trolls and Bots.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) responded to Hillary Clinton’s
suggestion that she is Russia’s “favorite” 2020 candidate, by saying
Clinton was attempting to “undermine” her campaign, and that she
“knows she can’t control me,