Trump Supporters Have A Disturbing Theory About The Vegas Massacre

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For those who are as of yet uninitiated, The_Donald is a Reddit community dedicated to all things Donald Trump.

Loyal Trumpsters use the thread to discuss the President’s policies, speeches and various political topics – it’s also a place for them to dissect and ridicule any ‘liberal bias’ opinions which clash with those of their fleecy haired leader.

The_Donald has previously created controversy, with some members using it as a space to express racist and white nationalist views – it’s perhaps not the friendliest place on the internet…

In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting, many members of The_Donald discussed the incident under the presumption the attack had been carried out by a Muslim man.

This is despite the religious beliefs of the shooter having not yet been revealed at this stage.

The conversation quickly turned to the idea of a ‘Muslim ban’, with one person noting, ‘Travel ban is useless, we need a Muslim Ban and we need it yesterday!’

Another person replied to this comment with the following shocking suggestion:

Not only that. We need a Muslim Deportation. All Visas Revoked. All “refugees” need to leave now. That filth does not belong in Western civilization.


However, once it was revealed the shooter was 64-year-old white, American man Stephen Paddock, the comments quickly took a different turn.

The FBI have confirmed no link has been established between Paddock and any overseas terrorist group, despite Isis rushing to describe Paddock as a ‘Soldier of the Caliphate’.

At this point, the language in The_Donald thread began to change. Suddenly the ‘narrative doesn’t make sense’ and ‘something feels fishy’.

One Trump fan remarks:

Don’t you find it odd that the shooter had no motivation? Have you seen the born identity super soldier concept? They basically program shooters to act when given a command?

This person could well have been inspired by the 200 Matt Damon movie, The Bourne Identity and its subsequent sequels, which involve a group of super ‘sleeper’ soldiers who are used by the CIA to commit assassinations.


The conversation rapidly begins to escalate, with some Redditors becoming convinced this was a ‘false flag’ operation.

One person comments:

Oh f**k, didn’t Alex Jones very recently warn of an impending false flag??

As ‘America’s leading conspiracy theorist’, far-right radio host Alex Jones has previously accused the government of being involved in the 9/11 attacks and the Oklahoma bombing.

It’s therefore fairly plausible he would have recently spoken about a potential false flag operation.


Another impassioned Redditor said:

Why is EVERY news outlet pushing the Isis claim?? This is really smelling like a false flag op to me now! Soros is my main suspect!!

This appears to be in reference to George Soros, an 86-year-old billionaire hedge fund manager – Soros has funded progressive and liberal causes, such as promoting the human rights of ethnic minorities, through his foundation, the Open Society Foundations (OSF).

As a result, he’s provoked suspicion among those on the far right and has been at the centre of many fanciful conspiracy theories – some even believe him to be actively working to bring down the global currency.

Our thoughts are with all those affected by the recent shooting in Las Vegas.