Thiel calls Warren the most 'dangerous' Democratic candidate

Thiel calls Warren the most 'dangerous' Democratic candidate
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Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel said Monday night that Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren to protest with striking Chicago teachers Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Four companies reach 0M settlement in opioid lawsuit | Deal opens door to larger settlements | House panel to consider vaping tax | Drug pricing markup tomorrow On The Money: Trump dismisses 'phony Emoluments Clause' after Doral criticism | Senate Dems signal support for domestic spending package | House panel to consider vaping tax MORE (D-Mass.) is the most “dangerous” 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

"I'm most scared by Elizabeth Warren," he told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson. "I think she’s the one who’s actually talking about the economy, which is the only thing that I think matters."

Thiel, an adviser to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Veterans group backs lawsuits to halt Trump's use of military funding for border wall Schiff punches back after GOP censure resolution fails MORE, added that almost all the other nearly two dozen Democratic presidential contenders are “equally unimpressive in the sense that it’s all identity politics of one flavor or another.”


"I wouldn’t want to rank how unimpressive they are, since that would be forcing me to rank the different identities and which one’s more privileged and more special,” he said, “and that would be a dangerous thing to get into."

Earlier this week, Thiel, a Facebook board member and prominent conservative, called for a federal investigation of Google over its alleged ties to China.

He questioned if Google is "making the sort of bad, short-term rationalistic [decision] that if the technology doesn't go out the front door, it gets stolen out the back door anyway,” likely referencing Google's work in China, which was recently panned by top defense officials before Congress.