CULTURE

The War On Pineapple Pizza Predicted The Capitol Riot Over A Year Ago

Recipe reveals how ‘influencers’ spark online division and real world extremism

David Leibowitz
Feb 13 · 7 min read
“The War on Pineapple”, CISA / U.S. Department of Homeland Security

“Some people who destroyed property, claimed Joe Biden was an illegitimate President-elect, and violently stormed the Capitol building as part of “Stop the Steal” had not voted for any candidate — not even Donald Trump. So what got them off the couch?”

Targeting divisive issues

CISA / U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Moving accounts into place

CISA / U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Amplifying and distorting the conversation

CISA / U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Twitter user “validating” a claim from fake news (via Twitter)

Making the mainstream

CISA / U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Real-world enrage

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Foreign and domestic threats

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Breaker of treadmills. Contributions in XBOX Mag, Forbes, CNN, OneZero & industry rags. @ retail, CPG, health/wellness, education, culture & tech.

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Breaker of treadmills. Contributions in XBOX Mag, Forbes, CNN, OneZero & industry rags. @ retail, CPG, health/wellness, education, culture & tech.

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Tech, digital, and innovation, at the intersection with policy, government, and social good.

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