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I Funded My Own Twitter Troll With Taxpayer Dollars

Expand Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the State Department, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Washington.  © 2019 Alex Brandon/AP Photo On May 31, the State Department announced that it was suspending funding for a project called Iran Disinfo, which over the last few months has engaged in an online campaign against analysts, journalists, and human-rights defenders that crossed the line into personal abuse. All of the campaign’s targets had diverged, in some form or another, from the administration’s approach to Iran. I was one of dozens of people attacked by the project’s Twitter account,…

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