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Make Them Stop. How to Curb Incessant Political Text Messages

Posted on AllSides June 25th, 2024
From The Center

The campaign texts with eye-roll inducing openers like “NOT ASKING FOR $” or “The 600% MATCH won’t last forever” are flooding all of our phones these days. 

Jim Laws, a 70-year-old retired anesthetist in West Palm Beach, Fla., received a text in early June with a link to a survey about the state of the nation. The message said the sender wasn’t asking for money.

Laws opened the link and answered the questions, only to end up on a screen that prompted him to send money to process his results....

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