The U.S. Department of Defense is sponsoring articlesurging Americans abroad to vote in the presidential election, on a website simultaneously running articles by a Democrat Party activistinstructing the same ex-pats to “vote for Hillary Clinton in November” to help “stop Trump”.
The ads and sponsored content appeared just weeks after the George Soros-linked Avaaz network launched a similar campaign, claiming the 8 million “global citizens” are more likely to be “progressive” and vote for Hillary. A huge 88 per cent of them did not register in the last presidential election, and this “secret swing state” could win the race for the Democrat, analysis suggests.
The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), established and administered on behalf of the Secretary of Defense, is also pushing to register them, sponsoring numerous articles on the Local – an English-language news provider with bureaus in nine European nation, claiming to have more than 4.5 million monthly readers.
The Department of Defense is operating in accordance with federal law via its work with the FVAP, insisting it merely aims “to ensure Service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens are aware of their right to vote and have the tools to do so from anywhere in the world…”
However, the decision to advertise on the Local might not be interpreted as political neutral. Their sponsored articles, effectively funded by...Read More HERE