Wu draws a direct line from Gamergate to the Trump White House. “At the height of Gamergate,” she says, “I had two calls with Obama's White House. And we were very serious, and they told me they were going to get serious about prosecuting Gamergate. And they didn't. I personally blame Obama for Hillary losing. ... I believe that if Obama had followed through on Gamergate and the prosecutions there, which we talked about and they said they were working on, I believe that this playbook for the alt-right would not have poisoned the entire election.”
I listen to Tomorrow most weeks, and I thought that this was a very good episode. You can listen to the show here.