This man was paid $3,500 to protest Donald Trump *UPDATE: Hoax*

This man was paid $3,500 to protest Donald Trump *UPDATE: Hoax*
Mexican flag-waving anti-Trump protesters outside the Trump rally in Costa Mesa, CA on 28 April. (Image: Screen grab of video from Patriotic Populist via YouTube)

We finally have proof that progressive front groups are giving actors money to protest presumptive GOP candidate Donald Trump.

After eight years of failed Obama policies, Democratic strategists are desperate to get voters agitated enough to gamble on another four years of big-government experimentation. And if they can’t generate real passion among the electorate, make-believe anger will do just fine.

ABC News reports:

Today a man from Trump’s rally last week in Fountain Hills, Arizona has come forward to say that he was paid to protest the event. “I was given $3,500 to protest Donald Trump’s rally in Fountain Hills,” said 37-year-old Paul Horner. “I answered a Craigslist ad a little over a week ago about a group needing actors for a political event. I interviewed with them and got the part.”

Trump supporters have been claiming for weeks that the protesters are being paid for by Bernie Sanders ’ campaign, but Horner disagrees.

“As for who these people were affiliated with that interviewed me, my guess would be Hillary Clinton’s campaign,” Horner said. “The actual check I received after I was done with the job was from a group called ‘Women Are The Future’. After I was hired, they told me if anyone asked any questions about who I was with or communicated with me in any way, I should start talking about how great Bernie Sanders is.”

Here’s the ad that ran on Craigslist:

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All of this, meantime, sounds like vintage Hillary to me: Attack Donald Trump, then frame Bernie Sanders.

Horner also shared an observation that is sure to crack up all the millennials in the room:

It was mostly women in their 60’s at the interview that I went to. Plus, all the people that I communicated with had an AOL email address. No one still has an AOL email address except people that would vote for Hillary Clinton.

This report is confirmation that desperate Democrats are manufacturing outrage and planting protesters in an attempt to instigate violence at Donald Trump rallies. Here is footage that blows the lid off the claim that Trump supporters are the ones fomenting violence:

*UPDATE* This story has turned out to be fraudulent, and Paul Horner — the man who claims to have been offered thousands of dollars to stage a protest of Donald Trump — is (in his generous interpretation) a satirist who has perpetrated numerous other hoaxes. We apologize for providing defective information.

Cross-posted at DeneenBorelli.com

Deneen Borelli

Deneen Borelli

Deneen Borelli is Outreach Director for FreedomWorks, a grassroots organization dedicated to limited government. She is a contributor at Fox News and has written for The Blaze, The Daily Caller, Los Angeles Times, and dozens of other publications. She is the author of the book ”Blacklash: How Obama and the Left are Driving Americans to the Government Plantation.”


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