/r/The_Donald is a right-wing subreddit that promotes US president Donald Trump, as well as American right-wing politics.
Origins (June - August 2015) Edit
/r/The_Donald was founded on 27 June 2015 by /u/jcm267, 11 days after trump announced his bid for presidency.
An enduring, But wrong myth is that /r/The_Donald started as satire or a joke before being taken over by serious people, Usually framed as being Russian bots, Or Members of the alt-right. However, A look at the Wayback Machine shows that /r/The_Donald was serious from the start.
The early days of /r/The_Donald were marked by most posts being by /u/jcm267. There were very few memes and the stickied post openly bragged about banning a /r/WhiteRights user, Who he called a Nazi. WhiteRights protested on several basis, Including that Trump had special appeal to White nationalists, Due to his anti-immigration stance.
- No Spamming.
- No Trolling.
- No Racism/Anti-Semitism.
- No Releasing Personal Information or Doxxing.
- No Vote Manipulation, Brigading, or Asking for Votes.
- No BernieBots, HillShills, or SJWs.
- No Posts Related to Being Banned from Other Subreddits.
- No Posts About Subreddit Suggestions or Concerns (Use Modmail Instead).
- No Posts About Trump Assassination Threats (Send screenshots and an Archive.is link to the FBI).
- AfterBerners (Former BernieBots) MUST Assimilate.
If you feel you were banned by mistake, you are free to appeal by sending us a polite message via Modmail.
Have a question? /r/AskTrumpSupporters or see our WIKI!
- In light of the accusations of censorship on /r/news concerning the Orlando shooting, they claim to be a bastion of free speech.