Watch Trumping Democracy
- 1 hr 8 min
Donald Trump's victory was engineered by ultra-conservative billionaire Robert Mercer. Buying Breitbart News, he inserted Steve Bannon into the campaign. Another Mercer company, Cambridge Analytica, micro-targeted the American voters most likely to swing for Trump. In the final days of the campaign, they deployed "dark posts", manipulative Facebook ads seen only by the user before disappearing.