Peter Theil has been getting a bunch of flack for his support of Donald Trump. I was kind of thought of myself in the group that was giving him flack. (although I didn’t say anything myself I think I Retweeted a few things by people in the flack department).
LISTENING to Theil defend his support of Trump actually was illuminating.
He is supporting Trump for the big things he gets right. “Free Trade” isn’t working out so well for middle America. “Not everyone benefits and the Trump voters know it” – ok super reasonable things to say. Also super strange for “Mr. libertarian” to be talking about.
Being at war for 16 years. 2million people lost lives and over 5000 American soldiers are dead 50 billion dollars bring democracy to Iraq and squandered 40x as much to bring about chaos. – also super reasonable and speaking truth.
Here is the excerpt that I listened to on Bloomberg Technology.