"Peter Thiel is a billionaire, the biggest Donald J. Trump supporter in Trump-hating Silicon Valley and, above all, someone who prides himself on doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.Peter Thiel, Trump Adviser, Has a Backup Country: New Zealand - The New York Times
So it makes perfect sense that right after President Trump proclaimed that “the bedrock of our politics will be a total allegiance to the United States of America,” Mr. Thiel was revealed to have become in 2011 a citizen of a small country on the other side of the world: New Zealand.
In these uncertain times, it may be smart to have a backup country. But the news that one of the richest citizens of New Zealand was a naturalized American who was born in Germany set off an immediate furor in the island nation, with questions being raised about whether being a billionaire gets you special treatment."
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Peter Thiel, Trump Adviser, Has a Backup Country: New Zealand - The New York Times
I'm guessing this is related to yesterday's Silicon Valley billionaires are ‘prepping’ to survive in underground bunkers (Recode) post