Rebekah Mercer joins Cambridge Analytica's former Chief Data Officer Alexander and SCL chairman Julian Wheatland, who alerted U.S. Cambridge Analytica staff of their unemployment today, at their new firm Emerdata.
Every single one of these accounts—whether they were Russians posing as male African-American Tumblr accounts called "Hustle in a Trap" (no joke) or white girls from Texas on Twitter—overtly wanted Hillary to lose.
Some of them wanted Bernie to win…until Trump had a real shot.
Take, for example, Williams & Kalvin—the Troll Farm's vloggers "from Atlanta" who thought Louisiana was the same as L.A., because abbreviation.
They were the world's dumbest Bernie supporters, until he was out and they weren't. Then magically pro-Trump.
This quote by Brian Keeley, who's one of the most read academics on why people believe conspiracy theories, was the thing that finally allowed me to see how people could parrot such odious and harmful ideas.