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Trump supporters cook up wild conspiracy theory about George Soros bombing himself as distraction from caravan

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With news that bombs have been sent over the past two days have been sent to the Clintons, the Obamas, CNN and George Soros, some Trump supporters are claiming the entire story is a conspiracy set up by Soros himself.

Over at /R/The_Donald, the top pro-Trump forum on Reddit, many Trump supporters are claiming that the bombs sent to prominent enemies of President Donald Trump are part of an elaborate plot to shift the 2018 midterm elections.

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In fact, one Trump fan even went so far as to accuse Soros of trying to bomb himself to distract America from the migrant caravan that he believes Soros is funding.

“ALL BULLSH*T,” they wrote. “SOROS, HILLARY AND OBAMA MAILED THEMSELVES PACKAGES TO 1) GET IN MEDIA 2) NOW MSM CAN TARGET TRUMP SUPPORTERS 3) GET SYMPATHY 4) MISDIRECT FROM CARAVAN TIES.”

“They are doing it to themselves!” wrote another Trump supporter. “If it turns out that they can’t find the people who did it, it’s because THEY did it. Same damn thing with Soros. Mid-term victimhood. Next VICTIM. Obama.”

There is no evidence that Soros has funded the caravan.

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Another Trump fan wasn’t as certain that the Clintons and Obamas tried to bomb themselves, but they nonetheless believed that there was a sinister cabal that arranged for the bombs to be sent to help Democrats in the midterms.

“Now Hillary and Obama have received packages that could be ‘explosives,'” they wrote. “You guys, the deep state is going all out right now cause they know the midterms are going to be devastating.”

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