Anthony Weiner Denies Hiring Fake Crowds Using Twitter
The Anthony Weiner campaign denies paying for plants at the August 11 Dominican Day Parade, an accusation levelled at it by report yesterday in the Post. While the story does get Spokewoman Barbara Morgan to issue a disappointingly tame denial, Weiner himself took to Twitter to rail against the story, claiming a retraction is in order. Perhaps the Weiner doth protest too much? He does have a history of overdoing the comeback.
Crowds on Demand declined to comment to the Voice, stating that is company policy to withhold comment regarding its client list.
For what it's worth, Crowds on Demand is a legitimate company that does in fact pay people to stand in as genuine supporters. And it's a pretty genius notion. Need shills to stuff your campaign event or presser? Pay us to do it!
Nypost says we paid people to line Dominican parade route. Lets see if reporters from other papers who were there call BS on them.— Anthony Weiner (@anthonyweiner) August 28, 2013
Ah, source of fake NYPost story becomes clearer. Staff just spoke to company that pulled hoax. Let's see if they retract.— Anthony Weiner (@anthonyweiner) August 28, 2013
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