Peter Thiel: Liberals won’t ‘tolerate the views’ of half the country
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel accused his Silicon Valley colleagues of “intolerance” of conservatives, citing his own experience as a gay supporter of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
“Louder voices have sent a message that they do not intend to tolerate the views of one half of the country,” Thiel told reporters at the National Press Club. “This intolerance has taken on some bizarre forms. The Advocate, a magazine which once praised me as a ‘gay innovator,’ even published an article saying that, as of now, I am, and I quote, ‘not a gay man,’ unquote, because I don’t agree with their politics. The lie behind the buzzword of diversity could not be made more clear: If you don’t conform, then you don’t count as diverse, no matter what your personal background.” – READ MORE