How Robert Mercer & Ron Lauder Worked With Facebook & Google to Promote Islamophobia

How Robert Mercer & Ron Lauder worked with Facebook & Google to promote Islamophobia

by TUT editor


OPEN SECRETS – Days before the election, the group made an “Islamic States of America“ travel promo, where Syrian refugees have overtaken America. In the ad, the iconic Hollywood sign reads “Allahu Akbar,” and the Statue of Liberty wears a burka and holds a star and crescent. In the video, Ground Zero in New York City is shown as place where citizens can “celebrate our Islamic victories.”

Most Americans have never heard of the far-right neoconservative nonprofit that ran the ads. It has no employees and no volunteers, and it’s run out of the offices of a Washington, D.C. law firm. More importantly, most voters never saw the ads.

And that was by design. The group, a social welfare organization called Secure America Now, worked hand in hand with Facebook and Google to target their message at voters in swing states who were most likely to be receptive to them. CONTINUE READING

TUT editor | 04/07/2018 at 9:34 | Categories: Uncategorized | URL:
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