WOOPS! The Lincoln Project shared Iranian disinformation

The Trump haters over at the The Lincoln Project have been found to be sharing Iranian disinformation. Specifically, what they shared was this:

What they are referring to is a story from Florida Today that first reported on threatening emails from the ‘Proud Boys’, even though they weren’t from the Proud Boys at all. Here’s one such email:



But it turns out it was all Iranian disinformation, as revealed by DNI Ratcliffe yesterday. He held a presser saying that both Russia and Iran were trying to create confusion and influence the election against Trump.

After Ratcliffe held his press conference exposing it, House Democrats quickly tweeted this:

Note that was from the Homeland Security Twitter account. They’ve since deleted it, but it looks like they also fell for the Iranian disinformation.

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