On a related note, see Don’t blame the Seth Rich conspiracy on Russians. Blame Americans. | Washington Post; also see Twitter Backs Off Broad Limits on ‘Dehumanizing’ Speech | NYT
"But Trump hasn’t invited any of the major tech companies, people familiar with the White House plans say, opting instead to grant a powerful stage to people who have a track record of sending inflammatory tweets and videos and posting other troubling content that social media sites increasingly are under pressure to remove.Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit | Washington Post
Among the expected attendees are James O’Keefe, the founder of Project Veritas, which has released secretly recorded videos of subjects, including a Google executive, in an attempt to paint them as politically biased. Another invitee, Ben Garrison, has published cartoons that have drawn sharp rebukes from the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center for including hateful text and imagery. O’Keefe confirmed his attendance and defended his tactics this week. Garrison, who tweeted a copy of his invitation, did not respond to a request for comment."