Originally Posted by The_Grand_Illusion
Go back and read, I never said he was, I said he acted like one. My Gosh, You libs will do antying to distract from this corrupt administration.
I explained that last night how we were told back in the day that shills needed to disclose who they worked for but they rarely did. I was referring to back when I remember it run rampant on stock market message boards. It was what we were told back then, sounds like it can run rampant today. Although wikipedia does say about an internet shill that in some cases it is illegal, it doesn't explain how. That's all I could find these days. The main thing is to know that shill marketing does exist.
I don't know when or if it's ever illegal, but it makes more sense in the case of someone trying to manipulate stock prices than it does in a political context. I'm skeptical that there are any laws against it in anything other than very narrow areas, if at all.