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Saxby Chambliss
Republicans are making new friends -- in Silicon Valley
Republicans are making new friends -- in Silicon Valley

Until recently, conventional wisdom among political consultants was that Silicon Valley was a hotbed of left libertarianism -- individualistic entrepreneurs who wish to be left alone by the government, free from taxes -- or at least high ones -- and especially from regulations. Yet they're also seen as socially liberal, pro-gay rights in a "get the government out of your bedroom" kind of way. Of course, social liberalism has its limits (Silicon Valley is less than 100% sensitive to the complaints of feminists). If any Republicans were to make inroads among technorati billionaires, mainstream opinion went, they would be personalities such as probable 2016 presidential...

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