What we know: Russian agents engaged in a coordinated effort to swing the 2016 presidential election by using fake social media accounts that pushed their advertisements and agendas.
What we don't know: why they thought this coloring page of a "buff" Bernie Sanders in "muscle poses" would have appealed to anyone:
One of the Russia-linked ads targeted at LGBT Americans: "You can color your own Bernie hero." pic.twitter.com/1DVvA2gWsq
— Byron Tau (@ByronTau) November 1, 2017
Russian agents reportedly targeted Facebook users by zeroing in on people's interests and backgrounds as logged by the website. For example, a page like the Kremlin-made "Woke Blacks" showed up for people interested in "African-American culture," The Wall Street Journal reports. On Tuesday, Facebook officials told congressional investigators that they believe more than half of U.S. users were reached by Russian advertisements in 2016. Jeva Lange