This is a Real Anarchist Recruitment Flyer?




In May 2020, as protests raged in cities across the U.S. over the police-custody death of 
George Floyd in Minnesota, social media users circulated an image purporting to be a reproduction of a recruitment flyer seeking “Professional Anarchists”:


The flyer, which seemingly offered to pay anarchists up to $200 (“funded by George Soros” and the Open Society Foundations), included an email address and phone number for the Thurston County Democrats organization. (Thuston County is in Washington state and includes the capital city of Olympia.)

Although the comical nature of this image largely makes it self-evidently a spoof, the chair of the real Thurston County Democrats took to Facebook to debunk it:



This is a Real Anarchist Recruitment Flyer? This is a Real Anarchist Recruitment Flyer? Reviewed by Anson Moore on June 02, 2020 Rating: 5

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