WARNING: This Is Scary

With links to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and Nigel Farage, the rightwing US computer scientist is at the heart of a multimillion-dollar propaganda network.

of The Observer profiles Robert Mercer, the man who re – wrote Josef Goebbels’ propaganda playbook for the 21st Century

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3 thoughts on “Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media

  1. Very worrying.
    Two crumbs of comfort.
    There is no enough room for both Farage and Trump’s egos in the same location. In the long-run Nigel will not be happy playing second-fiddle at The court of Trump. It will end in tears.
    Now that the BBC has been banned from Trump-verse maybe some of my fellow Left-Winger will stop complaining about it every time it fails to portray Labour’s current leadership team in a shining light; it sounds whingey and doesn’t help in convincing undecided voters.

  2. The U.S., according to the Princeton Study of a few short years ago, has turned the corner and is now an oligarchy, rather than a democracy. This sort of billionaire meddling is going to increase. At least unless something is done about it.

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