Peter Thiel, true to his reputation as the most contrarian soul in
Silicon Valley, is doubling down on Donald J. Trump.
The only prominent supporter of the Republican candidate in the
high-tech community, Mr. Thiel is making his first donation in
support of Mr. Trump’s election. He will give $1.25 million
through a combination of super PAC donations and funds given
directly to the campaign, a person close to the investor said on
Politics aside, this seems like a bad investment at this point.