comScore Campaign Trail Trolls Dupe Fox Reporter and Others Into Thinking Trump Supporters Wear Armbands

Campaign Trail Trolls Dupe Fox Reporter and Others Into Thinking Trump Supporters Wear Armbands

 

They have struck again!

It appears that the same heckler who interrupted a Marco Rubio rally on Sunday, pretending to be a jilted boyfriend, has now convinced a Fox News reporter that Donald Trump supporters in Florida are boasting armbands.

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Fox’s Carl Cameron (pictured above) produced a segment on the Trump armbanders, which Shepard Smith aired during his show Monday:

But take a look at the screengrab of the troll/comedian from the Rubio rally:

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Here is the video from that event:

Compare with the photo below from Cameron’s producer Nick Kalman posted Monday afternoon:

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The armband boasters appear also to be the same guys who were caught on camera wearing “Settle for Hillary” t-shirts at a Clinton rally last month.

Genius troll? Next-level comic bit? Who can say?

UPDATE — 4:15 p.m. ET: Kalman, the Fox producer, updated his Twitter to say the pair appeared to be “professional trolls.”

As did Fox anchor Shepard Smith:

UPDATE — 4:35 p.m. ET: Cameron clarified on Neil Cavuto‘s hour that the Trump campaign was not handing out the armbands — it was merely two men with a “terrible sense of humor.”

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