A window into the secret reality of Silicon Valley.
These aren’t the kind of people who simply retire on a beach … aren’t the patient type.
Should he succeed in destroying Gawker, Thiel won’t simply have silenced a site that he doesn’t like. He will have triumphantly instructed other thin-skinned, mega-wealthy people on how to silence journalists that write negatively about them. In the era of Donald Trump, there are few more chilling lessons.