Bits: Peter Thiel and the G.O.P. Convention


Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, on stage prior to the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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You have to give credit to Peter Thiel: The man keeps it interesting.

On Thursday, the PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist is scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention. Mr. Thiel is the rare tech industry figure openly discussing his support of Donald J. Trump, and his appearance at the convention is making plenty of people in Silicon Valley squirm, as Farhad Manjoo writes.

You may recall Mr. Thiel was most recently in the news when it was revealed that he was the financial backer of a lawsuit by the…

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