Sunday, April 01, 2018
The Road From a Victoria Startup to An American Billionaire Runs Right Into No. 10.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal gets murkier by the day and now it wends its way from some data wizards in a walk-up shop in Victoria through Republican America (Robert Mercer, Steve Bannon, John Bolton and Corey Lewandowski) to Britain and right into the Conservative government of Theresa May and her unruly duo, Michael Gove and Boris Johnson and the rigged Brexit referendum that will pull Britain out of the European Union.
While the mainstream media have been picking away at the story, The Guardian stands head and shoulders above every one else. Now they're chipping away at the secretive Canadian operation, AggregateIQ, established by Cambridge whistleblower Chris Wylie and a couple of his hometown pals.
This is a story of connections between a host of dubious characters in high places that reaches from Canada's west coast to Washington to London. It's as complex as it is fascinating.