https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/07/21/what-silicon-valley-insiders-think-of-peter-thiel-speaking-at-trumps-convention/ It is difficult to overstate Silicon Valley’s overwhelming disdain for Donald Trump: More than 140 prominent technologists recently penned an open letter denouncing his politics, the entire well-heeled tech industry has publicly donated a paltry sum of $2,566 to his campaign, and, last year, a poll of start-up executives found no one who supported him over other Republican contenders.

For months, an unbroken string of anti-Trump attacks from Silicon Valley had propped up a theory that the nation’s most innovative people all shared a rejection his of populist nationalism. ...