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Sanders Fanpages Were Flooded With Porn and People Are Blaming Clinton Supporters

Screen Shot 2016-04-26 at 4.28.15 PMLast night, numerous Facebook pages supporting Bernie Sanders were taken offline when they became overrun with pornographic images. Per Paste, many of the images depicted child porn, according to eyewitnesses. They reported that the following pages are among those affected:

Bernie Sanders Activists (40,122 members)
Bernie Sanders Is My Hero (60,097 members)
Bernie or Bust (16,812 members)
Bernie Sanders – Ideas Welcome (33,836 members)
Bernie Sanders for President 2016 (117,601 members)
Bernie Sanders Revolutionaries
Bay Area for Bernie

Many of the accounts have since been recovered, but Sanders supporters are still angry and looking for answers. Some of them think they know who might be behind it all.

Numerous individuals are blaming a superPAC that supports Hillary Clinton, Correct the Record. It was recently announced that the superPAC had invested $1 million into “social media.” Essentially, they hired trolls.

It is unclear if the attacks, which were clearly coordinated, were the work of Correct the Record. They denied to the Hill that they were involved, insisting that their funding goes toward pushing out positive messages about Clinton, not rude messages about Sanders or anything even less savory.

One member from “Bros 4 Hillary” seemed to take ownership of causing at least one pro-Sanders page to be shut down. He has since deactivated his Facebook account and Bros 4 Hillary posted a denial of involvement.

[image via Gage Skidmore]

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