The man suspected of sending mail bombs to high-profile Democrats and others this week shared social media posts disparaging many of his targets.
Feeds that appear to be maintained by Cesar Sayoc Jr., who was arrested by federal authorities in Plantation, Florida on Friday, are littered with conspiratorial memes promoting President Trump and mocking, criticizing and threatening prominent Democrats. Those include many of the more than 10 known people he allegedly sent the bombs to, like former Attorney General Eric Holder and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ).
All of the individuals and entities who were sent explosives have strongly criticized Trump. The amateurish pipe bombs were sent in identical manila envelopes, many of which misspelled the names and addresses of their targets.
We compiled the social media posts in which Sayoc discussed his alleged targets below.
Sayoc appeared to harbor particular ire for Soros, who is often accused by many on the right, including Trump, of paying protesters to speak out against conservative policies. In dozens of tweets, Sayoc alleged that Soros orchestrated the February massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and committed other “horrors.”
A Facebook page under the name Cesar Altieri Randazzo, which appears to belong to Sayoc, contains numerous Fox News clips and memes from the 2016 presidential election calling Clinton a “hypocrite” and “liar” who would endanger the U.S. if elected.
Sen. Corey Booker (D-NJ)
Sayoc shared a stream of tweets criticizing Booker over his questioning of Christine Blasey Ford at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which she testified that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her. Sayoc called Booker “desperate” and claimed that Ford should be “prosecuted” for sharing “false garbage.”
Sayoc shared several images on Twitter criticizing the former vice president for supporting stricter gun laws, and of Biden hugging and touching women and children. “Hug your loved son,Niece,wife family real close everytime U walk out your home,” he wrote in a September tweet.
In one October post, Sayoc called the former attorney general a “criminal” and issued a threat he often made to online: to take him for a “nice Air Boat ride on our Swamp Everglades.” “See you soon, Tick Tock,” he wrote in another.
One Oct. 12 image Sayoc posted to Twitter shows him holding a “CNN sucks” sign above his head. The tweet – among other posts – calls the network “BS con job fraud puppets” while adding veiled threats like “make our day” and “you will just vanish.”
Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL)
Sayoc accused Wasserman Schultz of corruption in multiple different posts, linking her to conspiracy theories involving local politicians and Soros.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)
In a tweet responding to Fox News on California Gov. Jerry Brown’s opposition to Trump’s immigration plans, Sayoc called Harris “new slime,” accusing her and other California Democrats of trying to “destroy” the US.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)
Sayoc posted dozens of tweets showing images of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), implying she played a role in Los Angeles murder rates and accusing her of corruption.
Sayoc expressed hatred for the former President across multiple word salad-filled tweets, calling him a “terrorist” in posts that included selfies taken outside Mar-a-Lago. He also accused Obama of wiretapping Trump and others while repeating conspiracy theories about mass voter fraud resulting in his presidency.
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