In Trump’s ‘LIBERATE’ tweets, extremists see a call to arms

Article Link: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/trump-s-liberate-tweets-extremists-see-call-arms-n1186561

Discussion posted by: JohnF44

Trump’s tweets pushed many online extremist communities to speculate whether the president was advocating for armed conflict, an event they’ve termed “the boogaloo.” When President Donald Trump tweeted “LIBERATE MINNESOTA!” on Friday morning, some of his most fervent supporters in far-right communities—including those who have agitated for violent insurrection—heard a call to arms. The tweet was one of three sent from the president’s account, along with “LIBERATE MICHIGAN!” and “LIBERATE VIRGINIA, and save your great 2nd Amendment. It is under siege!” Trump’s tweets, however, pushed many online extremist communities to speculate whether the president was advocating for armed conflict…