Another day, another bout of conservative infighting that helps nobody. If you’re on TwitterX hunting for chisme (a word for which I owe eternal gratitude to my Peruvian wife for introducing me to) to write about, you probably saw this one: Journalist Laura Loomer “exposed” the fact that former University of Kentucky swimmer-turned-activist Riley Gaines received money from a speech at a campaign event for Ron DeSantis’s 2024 Election campaign in June.
She deleted the initial tweet because it had Gaines’ address on it, but Loomer helpfully provided screencaps of the first post, saying Gaines “had a long run pretending to be a victim after [she] got beat by a man” and something about her 15 minutes being up, all just because she gave a speech at a campaign event for DeSantis, and he paid her for it.
I deleted a tweet and here’s why:
Posting publicly available FEC documents that are PUBLIC RECORDS and of public interest in a Presidential election year is not “doxxing”. Everyone knows that in order to be paid by a campaign you have to use an address, which is why most people… pic.twitter.com/heZHDT5ViS
— Laura Loomer (@LauraLoomer) November 17,…
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