Skip to comments.Marc Andreessen Switches to the Right
Posted on 03/02/2012 1:00:07 PM PST by nickcarraway
Facebook funder and Netscape co-founder says he is putting his money behind Mitt Romney.
From Google to Facebook to Apple, the Silicon Valley has a long reputation for leaning left.
But one man behind the scenes of several of the valley's most successful companies is tilting the other way.
Netscape founder and tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen said he is putting his financial support behind Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in an interview with CNBC.
"I turned 40 last year and so I figured it was time to make the switch," the Andreessen-Horowitz co-founder said.
He said he previously supported Bill Clinton and Al Gore in their presidential bids but he is making the switch now because he thinks Romney understands the business world -- minus China -- better than President Barack Obama.
Andreessen said he has given $100,000 to the Romney campaign via Super PAC.
It’s not much of a move to the right.
Typical empty-headed Silicon Valley nitwit. Thinks Romney is “a switch to the right.”
So 40 is the cut-off date for being a brain-dead liberal? Then all we gotta do is wait it out, right? Eventually, they’ll ALL be joining us, lol.
Mrs. Prince of Space
“...if you’re still a socialist when you’re 30, you have no brain...”
Going Romney is not switching to the right.
Most young folks are “liberal” out of covetousness.
They don’t think it’s “fair” that older people have more wealth and assets.
No-it’s pretty much a lateral move to obama-Lite.
Headline doesn’t match article...
Makes no difference to Soros. Romney=Bath-House Barry.
Talk about misleading headline....
BTW- Great job with Netscape, lol
You reach 40 and you start asking yourself “Why do I want to support the guys most motivated to steal my money?”
The title is misleading, it says he is switching to the right and then states that he is supporting Romney.
It can't be both.
The old adage:
“If you are 20 and not a liberal, you don’t have a heart. If you are 30 and not a conservative, you don’t have a brain.”
So it took him to 40 to see the light, that is still ok.
And, of course that other old adage:
“A conservative is a liberal who got mugged the night before”.
They do say that a journey of 1000 miles starts with a single step...
Romney.... that was one very dim bulb!!
I was never a liberal.
so does going to the fridge
He saw the “light” and it’s Romney?? Head back to the darkness, Marc..
That was my first thought! Misleading headline. It should read “Marc Andreessen Switches to the slightly less left.”
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