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Silicon Valley honcho compares ‘war on rich’ to Nazi regime

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Silicon Valley honcho compares ‘war on rich’ to Nazi regime
By Post Staff Report
January 27, 2014 | 11:06am

Silicon Valley venture capital pioneer Tom Perkins —co-founder of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers — is persona non grata for his comments that wealthy Americans are being victimized and persecution like the Jews in Nazi Germany.

Perkins, 82, wrote in the Wall Street Journal a letter to the editor published Friday:

“Regarding your editorial “Censors on Campus” (Jan. 18): Writing from the epicenter of progressive thought, San Francisco, I would call attention to the parallels of fascist Nazi Germany to its war on its “one percent,” namely its Jews, to the progressive war on the American one percent, namely the “rich.”

Kleiner Perkins said its co-founder’s views were not the views of the firm.

https://nypost.com/2014/01/27/silicon-valley-honcho-slammed-for-comparing-taxes-on-wealthy-to-nazi-regime/