Lincoln Project attempts to pass off Democrat activists as Glenn Youngkin supporters

In this image provided by NBC29, five people holding tiki torches stand in the rain by the campaign bus for GOP gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin, outside the Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant on Market Street in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. The anti-Donald Trump group The Lincoln Project is taking credit for the group of five people who showed up at a Charlottesville campaign stop by Youngkin. The appearance recalled the torch-bearing white supremacists who descended on the city during two days of violence in 2017. ​(Elizabeth Holmes/NBC29 via AP)

In this image provided by NBC29, five people holding tiki torches stand in the rain by the campaign bus for GOP gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin, outside the Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant on Market Street in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. The anti-Donald Trump group The Lincoln Project is taking credit for the group of five people who showed up at a Charlottesville campaign stop by Youngkin. The appearance recalled the torch-bearing white supremacists who descended on the city during two days of violence in 2017. ​(Elizabeth Holmes/NBC29 via AP)

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The Lincoln Project recently sent far left operatives with tiki torches to a Glenn Youngkin gubernatorial campaign event in Virginia. The move Friday was originally passed off as legitimate Youngkin supporters dressed how far-right activists dressed in Charlottesville four years ago.

However, investigators found that the individuals who showed up bore a striking resemblance to some Democrat Party activists. The Lincoln Project later tweeted that they set up the stunt while claiming Youngkin supports the values of the Charlottesville rioters.

According to the most recent polling, Democrat Terry McAuliffe trailed Youngkin by eight-points before Tuesday’s race.

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