A highlight from How Peter Thiel went from Silicon Valley to The White House with Max Chafkin

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Writer at bloomberg businessweek. Who's written a great new book about peter thiel who for years. I thought of as kind of silicon valley archetype weird nerdy outcast and intellectual and kind of deliberately provocative but nothing super unusual in that world Who over the last few years sort of morphed into a sort of villainous archetype he He became the most prominent backer of donald trump during two thousand sixteen election campaign There was a brief period. Where we're teo was really influential. Within the trump circle wasn't very long but still very important access to the white house and helping theory to figure out who's going to staff the federal government. He

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