The Zuckerberg Christie love fest

Besides oodles of money for an aspiring presidential contender, what exactly does it mean that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is hosting a fundraiser for New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie?Silicon Valley, by and large, spends Democratic with its fundraising cash, and overwhelmingly voted for Barack Obama last November. The numbers brook no dispute. In the last presidential cycle, 91 percent of campaign contributions by Apple employees and 97 percent by Google employees went to Obama. In Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, Obama crushed Romney by margins of over 40 percent. The gap is so bad that Nate Silver even suggested it could potentially be blamed for the poor performance of Romney’s campaign in the technological arena. The best geeks just didn’t want to work for him.Continue Reading…

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The Zuckerberg Christie love fest

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