A fake online leftie, built for outrage

"It’s as if she dropped from the moon and arrived fully formed with this narrative that makes liberals look like idiots."

A fake online leftie, built for outrage
Erica Marsh didn't really exist. But her 130,000 X followers made her a viral star. (X)

Full story: A viral left-wing Twitter account may have been fake all along

In eight months, Erica Marsh has become one of the most consistently viral left-wing voices on Twitter, gaining more than 130,000 followers for her hyper-liberal, often melodramatic opinions on the biggest flash points in American news.

She’s been especially popular with conservatives, who promoted her as a perfect symbol of how overly theatrical and inane liberals can be — like when she attacked the Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision last week by saying “no Black person will be able to succeed in a merit-based system.” The tweet was viewed more than 27 million times.

There’s just one problem: She’s probably a fake.


We still don't know who made the account. But the woman talked with CNN: She lives south of Tampa and supports Donald Trump.

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