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A Brief Moment of Gratitude to the Controlled Opposition [UPDATE: Triggered 😂]
You’ve made it much easier to figure out 🙏
Eight months ago, after a brutal coordinated hate campaign against me on Twitter, I was permanently banned for the third time for not breaking any rules.
I built my account to 60k followers and growing. I trended topics all the time and I was an influential voice. I was averaging 30 million impressions a month. I have never been abusive. Ever.
Then a collaboration of embedded (not so) anonymous operatives executed an operation to smear me and get me banned with the cooperation and validation of fake experts, blue check disinformation agents and Twitter Safety itself. AKA controlled opposition.
I admit that I came very close to giving up in January. I have 45,000 tweets of real time, historic reporting on the insurrection and insurgency in organized threads that are now inaccessible. This was intentional censorship and destroyed a year and a half of my work. I never broke Twitter rules and they know it.
Then for the last eight months they allowed one of the most egregious, blatant harassment and censorship campaigns I have ever seen on Twitter — and I’ve seen a lot — against me, my followers, my podcast, my guests, my family, my friends and anyone who dares tweet my name or my work. They even managed to social engineer censorship of my documentary on Youtube.
Just scroll through “Trolls and Miscreants” for a flavor of the fraud, defamation, extortion, harassment and harmful disinformation they engage in all day long.
Twitter is complicit. I admit I didn’t count on or plan for that. Regardless, they will be held accountable.
Nonetheless, I rebuilt with a library of a thousand posts on Substack, a wonderful group of subscribers (THANK YOU 💙), loyal friends and colleagues, and have no intention of stopping anytime soon — although I may take a day off when Flynn gets perp-walked.
Controlled Opposition is a Great Way to Understand the Threat
However, as I wrote about two weeks after I started, while I expected right-wing attacks and I was ready for them, I didn’t understand the “left-wing” attacks would be the real problem. Flynn and the Russians set up a network on both sides to control the narrative. It has been working like a charm. For me.
Through my investigation into QAnon, several things became very clear, and when I would tweet or write about them, I would get… objections. The “objections” were coordinated and came from the same group of “Q experts” and leftist trolls. This was the heart of the controlled opposition to QAnon. #RealBlueAnon
Here are some key phrases that triggered the trolls every time I connected them to QAnon:
Anyone who actually knows me is aware I love being challenged. I will defend my position if I believe I’m right but if someone has a better argument, better information or a legitimate correction to share, I’m always here for it. But that’s not what this was.
The “objections” were always disingenuous, mocking and designed for psychological harm. I was called “BlueAnon,” “shitlib,” and “mentally ill” thousands of times. It sucked.
However… drum roll…
My secret to figuring out who is really responsible for all this is simply to monitor the inauthentic attacks generated by the controlled opposition and keep digging in exactly in that spot.
So, while doing this has exposed me to a network of psychopathic criminals who are only there to enforce false narratives and silence truth tellers, it has given me a roadmap right into the center of the beast.
So, for one brief moment… thanks for that guys. 🙌
Now, as my readers are aware, there is a psychopath who monitors my Substack and makes the most abusive account names he can think of to “like” any posts or comments. He knows you can’t block people from liking stuff on Substack* so, like everything else in his life, up to and including every person he meets, he abuses it.
But his obsessive compulsive need to find a psychological crack in my armor to break me down is actually super helpful. Every time I post he tells me exactly what he’s worried about. It has already told me lots of things I didn’t know.
Keep it up, Matt. You’re doing great. 😂
*Substack is working on it 👍🏼
Who knew Matt Donovan would have a shitfit, bahahaha.
The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. 🤣
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