In New Political Warfare, ‘Armies Of Video Trackers’ Swarm Candidates : NPR
And his money has doubled from 2013. He had a budget of 1.2 million. And in 2014, it went up to 2.4 million. So is – he’s got some funds here to pay for that big office that he’s got in Mamaroneck and to pay for the operatives who are working for him.
DAVIES: You’ve made a specialty of following money in political giving. Can you tell who’s supporting him?
MAYER: Well, this is one of the things that really interested me because this is something that’s really happening in a big way in the campaign this year, which is that – in 2014, James O’Keefe founded something called Project Veritas Action Fund, which, according to the tax code, is a 501(c)(4) group.
It’s supposed to be a social welfare group. And the thing about those groups – and they’re proliferating in politics this year – is that you cannot find the money. You can’t follow it if you’re an ordinary citizen or if you are a reporter because the donors are kept secret.
And so when you take a look, you can – they have to do certain tax filings with the IRS. But when you look at them, you cannot find out where the money is coming from.
These secret black propaganda and dirty tricksters are all completely legal. The dirty money from billionaires is funneled into these fake news organizations, creating havoc among their chose targets, and often leading to their demise, despite there being no evidence of any wrong doing or illegal actions.