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Uber hired David Plouffe
when it realized “techies”
can’t do politics

Washington Post, by Emily Badger and Zachary A. Goldfarb

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/19/2014 10:04:52 PM

As one of Barack Obama’s chief political strategists, David Plouffe mixed grassroots organizing and Internet campaigning to help win two presidential elections. Now Uber, the controversial onlinetransportation company, has tapped Plouffe to deploy these same skills in what has rapidly become one of the most prominent political fights to emerge out of Silicon Valley. Uber announced Tuesday that Plouffe will join the company as a senior vice president of policy and strategy as it spars all over the world with powerful taxi interests — and their political allies — who argue that Uber puts the public at risk and operates

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(They have a scrappy competitor.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: droopydog, 8/19/2014 10:07:22 PM     (No. 9972743)

...just protection from justice department and sec investigations.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 8/19/2014 11:44:21 PM     (No. 9972893)

Will now delete Uber...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Golfer24, 8/20/2014 10:18:23 AM     (No. 9973386)

The irony of David Plouffe working for Uber to defeat unions is amazing. I suspect the libs are too thick to even catch on to the irony of it all.

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