How far-right blogger boosted Joel Greenberg’s smear campaign against rival candidate

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Jay Miller had recently co-founded Save Rural Seminole, a citizen advocacy group opposed to a developer’s plan to build hundreds of homes on protected land, when a local blogger began attacking him online in the summer of 2018, including a post about an incident in which he was arrested but prosecutors declined to press charges. Around the same time, Miller, who worked for a military contractor, said he got a call from his boss who told him the company had received an anonymous letter accusing him of drug-dealing and other crimes. Miller said it was untrue and his boss later sa…

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