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Who is this "shitposting" tech bro that gave Trump $100,000 for his inauguration?

Original story at Mother Jones• 16 mentions • 6 months ago

Mother Jones 6 months ago

 
Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old tech wunderkind who cofounded the virtual-reality company Oculus, which Facebook bought for $2 billion in 2014, donated $100,000 to President Donald Trump's inaugural committee, putting him in the upper tier of contributors to the event. Luckey came under scrutiny last year after it was revealed that he had funded a pro-Trump outfit that said it churned out memes—"shitposting," in internet parlance—attacking Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Luckey told the Daily Beast that he helped underwrite the group, Nimble America, which also sponsored a billboard ad near Pittsburgh that called Clinton "Too Big to Jail." "I've got plenty ...
 
 
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21 Apr
Kyle Orland @KyleOrl
Open question: If *this* was the initial story, rather than the Nimble America thing, do you think it's as big? https://t.co/ATxLsdAneK
21 Apr
Shelley Prince @HollisCenterME
RT @MotherJones: Who is this "shitposting" tech bro that gave Trump $100,000 for his inauguration? https://t.co/LXMKhcahgA https://t.co/R5n
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Eileen N. @datagoodies
RT @MrFelt_: @LouiseMensch @christinawilkie @FBI Read this https://t.co/clu7VQVFJQ along w/ with Note 2 of Supp.1
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20 Apr
Alex 🇺🇸 @linksteroh
Who Is This "Shitposting" Tech Bro That Gave Trump $100,000 for His Inauguration? https://t.co/cBczcnuQzk via @motherjones
20 Apr
Louise Mensch @LouiseMensch
RT @MrFelt_: @LouiseMensch @christinawilkie @FBI Read this https://t.co/clu7VQVFJQ along w/ with Note 2 of Supp.1
20 Apr
Jonathan Vanian @JonathanVanian
RT @AndyKroll: Virtual-reality guru Palmer Luckey gave $100,000 to @realDonaldTrump's inaugural committee: https://t.co/rolzXeVkiP
20 Apr
Rube Bait @RubeBait
Who is this "shitposting" tech bro that gave Trump $100,000 for his inauguration? https://t.co/G6rmnQXI75 via @MotherJones
19 Apr
Serpentine202 @Serpentine202
Who is this "shitposting" tech bro that gave Trump $100,000 for his inauguration? https://t.co/SRahexwa5o via @MotherJones
19 Apr
Steve Yelvington @yelvington
RT @AndyKroll: Virtual-reality guru Palmer Luckey gave $100,000 to @realDonaldTrump's inaugural committee: https://t.co/rolzXeVkiP
19 Apr
Clara Jeffery @ClaraJeffery
RT @AndyKroll: Virtual-reality guru Palmer Luckey gave $100,000 to @realDonaldTrump's inaugural committee: https://t.co/rolzXeVkiP
19 Apr
Stacey Burns @WentRogue
RT @ashleydijon: Who is this "shitposting" tech bro that gave Trump $100,000 for his inauguration? https://t.co/sqlvkFlUUJ via @MotherJones
19 Apr
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Who Is This "Shitposting" Tech Bro That Gave Trump $100,000 For His Inauguration? https://t.co/VAO6FVDHxA
19 Apr
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Who is this "shitposting" tech bro that gave Trump $100,000 for his inauguration? https://t.co/2mLGikhPB6 via @motherjones
19 Apr
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RT @patcaldwell: Who is this "shitposting" tech bro that gave Trump $100,000 for his inauguration? https://t.co/XZS532qdHU nice records cat…
19 Apr
Mother Jones @MotherJones
RT @AndyKroll: Virtual-reality guru Palmer Luckey gave $100,000 to @realDonaldTrump's inaugural committee: https://t.co/rolzXeVkiP