WTVD, the ABC-owned station in Raleigh-Durham had to let viewers know a hacker wasn’t responsible for the name of a presidential candidate.
“No, we were not hacked. ‘Deez Nuts’ is the legal name of the candidate and he is polling at 9 percent in NC”
No, we were not hacked. 'Deez Nuts' is the legal name of the candidate and he is polling at 9 percent in NC: http://t.co/HnGP0y6oOO
— ABC11 EyewitnessNews (@ABC11_WTVD) August 19, 2015
From the station website:
The new PPP poll revealed independent candidate Deez Nuts is polling at 9 percent in the Tar Heel state. Running as an independent from Wallingford, Iowa; population 197, Deez Nuts has gone viral and has a large fan base.