"He Wants To Be Emperor" – How Mark Zuckerberg Is Scheming To Become President

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Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,

At this point, I’ve seen enough. It’s becoming quite clear that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg wants to be President of these United States.

The topic first piqued my interest about a week ago when I read an article published at Vanity Fair titled, Will Mark Zuckerberg be Our Next President?

Increasingly, a number of influential people in Silicon Valley seem to think that Mark Zuckerberg will likely run for president of the United States one day. And some people, including myself, believe that he could indeed win. “He wants to be emperor” is a phrase that has become common among people who have known him over the years.

 

We’ll get to my theory on what that means a little later. First, let’s zip through the myriad indications that he might choose to throw his hoodie into the ring. Last year’s Facebook proxy statement articulated that Zuckerberg can run for office and still maintain control of his company. (To this end, Trump’s controversial precedent may facilitate any thorny political complications regarding the matter.) Then, over the holidays, Zuckerberg responded to a question about being an atheist, a belief he once professed, with a decidedly more politically circumspect answer: “I was raised Jewish and then I went through a period where I questioned things, but now I believe religion is very important.” (No one likes a president who doesn’t believe in some sort of God.) More recently, President Obama’s former campaign manager, David Plouffe, joined the philanthropic Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, to lead policy and advocacy. Other politicians from both parties have also joined the organization. And then there was the most obvious intimation: earlier this year, Zuckerberg, who has a habit of posting his annual New Year’s resolution on his Facebook page, declared that after conquering the previous challenges of learning Mandarin, and building an artificial-intelligence butler for his home, this year he was going to meet “people in every state in the US.” He noted that he’s “spent significant time in many states already, so I’ll need to travel to about 30 states this year to complete this challenge.” I wonder how many of those states are swing states?\

 

If he does want the job, Zuckerberg definitely has the personality for it. When Facebook went public in 2012, I co-authored a profile of the young C.E.O. During the reporting, I heard from several friends about his penchant for playing world-conquering board and video games. Early childhood pals told me that one of Zuckerberg’s favorite video games as a boy was Civilization, the game in which you have to “build an empire to stand the test of time.” Others have told me that, to this day, Zuckerberg loves to play Risk, a strategy board game where you have to essentially take over the world. Believe it or not, he ended up applying some of these theories while forging and managing the extraordinary growth of Facebook, organizing his product teams in similar ways to his battalions in the board games. (According to someone close to him, these days Zuckerberg loves Game of Thrones and enjoys cooking a meat-laden “Dothraki Feast” while watching Westeros fall in and out of anarchy.)

Then, this morning, I came across the following tweets.

If that’s not enough for you, how about the team of 12 people now working on his personal page to make sure it’s perfectly pristine. Bloomberg reports:

When Facebook went public five years ago, the world had a pretty vivid picture of who Mark Zuckerberg was. As much as anything, that image was of Jesse Eisenberg’s fictionalized performance as Zuckerberg in The Social Network: an intense, socially inept kid billionaire who always wore a hoodie, whether he was meeting with financiers or trying to screw a co-founder in court. Over the past couple of years, Zuckerberg has made a concerted effort to steer his image in a different direction.

 

Near the end of 2014, he began holding Q&A sessions with groups of people wherever he was traveling around the world, fielding softballs ranging from lessons on startup-building to his favorite pizza toppings. Those town halls have evolved into near-daily posts on Zuckerberg’s own Facebook page, mixing news of company milestones with personal epiphanies, soft-focus photos from his life as a new dad, and responses to user comments. “What he’s learned over the last two years is that his image in the digital domain needs to be controlled,” says David Charron, who teaches entrepreneurship at the University of California at Berkeley. “And he’s simply growing up.”

 

Zuckerberg has help, lots of it. Typically, a handful of Facebook employees manage communications just for him, helping write his posts and speeches, while an additional dozen or so delete harassing comments and spam on his page, say two people familiar with the matter. Facebook also has professional photographers snap Zuckerberg, say, taking a run in Beijing or reading to his daughter. Among them is Charles Ommanney, known most recently for his work covering the refugee crisis for the Washington Post. Company spokeswoman Vanessa Chan says Facebook is an easy way for executives to connect with various audiences.

 

While plenty of chief executive officers have image managers, the scale of this team is something different.

Naturally, Zuck doesn’t spend all of his free time smooching on Texas babies. So what’s he doing in between the professional photo shoots, Dothraki feasts, and playing cuddly tech oligarch for “ordinary” Americans? Well he’s suing native Hawaiians to get off his 700-acre, $100 million estate on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, of course.

As reported by the Daily Mail:

Mark Zuckerberg is suing Hawaiian families in an attempt to get them to sell their land to make his 700-acre property more secluded, a Honolulu newspaper reported Wednesday.

 

Almost a dozen of small parcels on the Facebook co-founder’s $100 million Kauai property belong to Hawaiian citizens who acquired them through legislation dating back to 1850, called the Kuleana Act, according to the Star Advertiser.

 

As such, these land owners are allowed to walk through Zuckerberg’s domain. But the billionaire is believed to have filed lawsuits against a few hundred people in the hope that they will sell their parcels at a public auction.

 

Using the law to induce land sales, which isn’t uncommon in Hawaii, can be viewed as problematic because it severs the native Hawaiian community’s link to ancestral land.

 

Zuckerberg is believed to have sued a few hundred people via several companies that he controls, the Star Advertiser reported. Some of these people, who inherited or owned interest in the land, are dead.

 

Similar auctions have in the past led to below-market sales, but according to the Star Advertiser, some of those involved in the Zuckerberg cases believe the billionaire will offer a fair amount of money.

I know that’s a lot to take in, so let me end this post with a little humor.

 

No, that’s not real.

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Croesus's picture

FUCK YOU ZUCKERKIKE!

Here's another piece of shit, who needs to be strangled With his own intestines.

Kefeer's picture

We think you are holding back a little - go ahead and let it all out!!

Badsamm's picture

Free speech ain't that free.

froze25's picture

Get those anti-trust lawyers working

tmosley's picture

>They think there is still going to be a United States by the end of Trump's second term

>They think there will still be such a thing as a nation state 8 years from now

We cracked the master algorithm. We'll have AGI within two years. Suspect it will be this year. Unlimited labor-->unlimited capital-->unlimited production-->no more war-->no more money-->nation states vanish like waking up from a bad dream.

Psychopaths and sociopaths will have to turn to full dive VR to satisfy their bloodlust.

All that was needed was to avoid a nuclear war, and not to shut down AI development worldwide. With Trump, we have almost certainly succeeded in that.

It's a good thing.

synarch's picture

Zuck's a man full of ambition and devoid of vision.

xythras's picture
xythras (not verified) synarch Jan 19, 2017 11:31 PM

Without money from CIA and leftist government , in 8 years FB will be history.

Only nigerian princes and 3rd world hookers looking for white sugar daddies will be left there.

Because the snowflakes won't have time to waste on FB after sweating in the new Trump economy. 

WORK MAKES YOU FREE !

----_-'s picture

"dumbfucks.. they trust me"


Buckaroo Banzai's picture

An autistic miscegenating kike megalomaniac for president? That would be a candidate that literally not one single American could identify with.

This guy is fucking delusional.

jcaz's picture

LOL- that's precious...  What- is he going to crib his inauguration speech from the Winklevoss twins?

The Merovingian's picture

Delusional indeed. There will never be a President that has 'berg' in his last name. Never gonna happen unless the electoral college is eradicated, and then we can all just vote on Facefuck.

Pinto Currency's picture

Mark Zuckerberg admits in a New Yorker profile that he mocked early Facebook users for trusting him with their personal information. A youthful indiscretion, the Facebook founder says he's much more mature now, at the ripe age of 26.

"They trust me — dumb fucks," says Zuckerberg in one of the instant messages, first published by former Valleywag Nicholas Carlson at Silicon Alley Insider, and now confirmed by Zuckerberg himself in Jose Antonio Vargas's New Yorker piece. Zuckerberg now tells Vargas, "I think I've grown and learned a lot" since those instant messages.
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Suckerberg and Obama are true soul-mates.

Stainless Steel Rat's picture
Stainless Steel Rat (not verified) Pinto Currency Jan 20, 2017 2:02 AM

 

 

If you've seen what Zuckerberg is privy to, you'd like his chances too.

He is becoming convinced that he can really pull it off.

 

 

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) Pinto Currency Jan 20, 2017 7:23 AM

All his neighbors in all his homes hate him.

He is a dictatorial asshole.

In San Francisco he bought naming rights to the city owned hospital.

Zuckerberg General Hospital

founder of Salesforce did the same in Oakland.

Another one Larry Ellison of Oracle tried to wrangle  the rights to San Francisco ports for 100 yrs for free during the America's Cup flop.

creepy jews unable to do chairty in a selfless way, has to be name in lights on public building.

Imagine Trump City hospital in New York...

Mr. Universe's picture

The poor schumck can't even cheat a few Hawaiians out of their Kuleana lands.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of Hawaiians to compel them to sell the billionaire small plots of land they own that lie within a 700-acre property that Zuckerberg purchased on the island of Kauai two years ago for $100 million.

It's going to cost him a pretty penny to clear the title, but then he has it. He could probably buy that part of the island, if part of it wasn't Hawaiian homelands. They would toss Markie boy in the nearest volcano if they could get their hands on him. Their other play is to tie things up in the courts over "sacred sites" which of course there is always at least one. It's going to take years or scads of fiat to make them go away, his choice.

chiquita's picture

Guess fellow bleeding heart Clooney's movie "The Descendents" didn't sink in to Zuckerberg...  Another example of the message to the masses about looking out for the native population's rights over the elites and the reality of liberals in action screwing over said native population for personal gratification.  Maybe a typhoon or tsunami will wipe the property out.

SixIsNinE's picture

Hey Buckaroo,   good to see you in the ZeroLounge again... old skool Zero .... you've been here a good long time...

 

#farcetag ZuckTheEmp    ... has a good ring to it, no?

 

mayhaps the ZioKlowns bluff is really becoming apparent that someTHING would feel the need to parse out this preposterous bit of propaganda preprogramming...

 

..... howzabout   #farcetag  F*CKThEZ*CK    -   better, no? 

 

The Management's picture

Trump just needs to break Facebook up on anti-trust / monopoly basis. Problem ZUCKED !!!

More_sellers_than_buyers's picture

MISCEGENATING? I consider my vocabulary to be pretty good, but I had to look that one up lol

auricle's picture

No longer athiest. He needs to get to know Jeremiah Wright. 

Creative_Destruct's picture

And they claim Trump's a con-artist!

This little shit's credibility is not worth a bucket of warm spit.

mkhs's picture

I hate to be a grammer nazi, but spit?  You missed the h-key there, buddy.

SixIsNinE's picture

and while he's @ the Jeremiah's,   try Jeremiah Johnson     http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068762/

 

 

wee-weed up's picture

Ha! Reminds me of the ant crawling up the elephant's leg with rape on his mind.

Creative_Destruct's picture

So this little shit likes to play Risk and Civilzation, and somehow that observation leads to the implication that he's qualified to be our overlord.

Breathtakingly delusional and childish observations by the snowflake generation of spoiled Silicon Valley brats. Fuck em in their tight little boy bungholes.

SixIsNinE's picture

he's still playing SimCity - check his monopoly plays  in San Francisco ....

the time to stop  #farcetag F*CKTHEZ*CK  is now.   We don't want to see the ZioKlowns playing Risk & Civ in SF or anywhere in our plane realm.  

 

The CheesePope's who allowed him to collect $50 Billion for being the puppet of teh #farcetag DoucheBook expect a lot from this actor.

 

The question is, will he rise to a Trumpian level (that is, will the MAGAMan continue to make good on his word to Drain theSwamp) - or will he sink to the typical printing press klone frontman faceplate shitbag.

Mark Zuckerberg = you can cash out your chips now and drop all Crony Corporate playgames and actually make the world a better place by using those Billions for good -  than force the entire species of humanity to suck up to your shitty software along a road of serfdom.

Seriously Zuck - take your winnings now or risk your soul becoming rotted decaying detritus as all those whose path you follow have...

J S Bach's picture

Keep dreaming little jew-boy.  It is far more likely that you'll be taken out when the truth is fully revealed to those accursed goy as to your role in the machinations of the planned demise of the USA.

Jacksons Ghost's picture

I could go for a East European hottie in need of a sugar daddy.

Justin Case's picture

Front gate of Auschwitz - Arbeit Macht Frei

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) xythras Jan 20, 2017 5:01 AM

Suckyberg is a CIA NOC, where seed money came from.

JRobby's picture

Some realism?

There are a lot of young people who work hard and despise the ATTITUDES THAT THE MSM PORTRAY AS THE NORM.

Do some young people assimilate these propagandized attitudes? Absolutely. It has happened in every era. It's called wannabe. 

Do hard working young people use FB? Absolutely. 

It will fade away soon enough. Replaced by the next attempt at "standardization". It never works.

Maltese Beagle's picture

Zuck's a man full of ambition and devoid of wisdom. Fixed it.

FatTony7915726's picture

Zuckerberg is president of his wife's asian vagina & that's it!  Fuck him!

besnook's picture

as any poor western guy who has a chinese girl friend or wife knows he must leave his cock at the door, because his chinese woman has a bigger one that she will use to beat him about the head and shoulders whenever she wants to make sure his mangina is properly groomed.

Laowei Gweilo's picture

you know too many MBA girls and not enough princess marketing majors lol

 

you find a little princess that just cares about money and she'll only be behind japanese girls in letting you walk all over as long as she gets her monthly LV ;p

DownWithYogaPants's picture

His problem is he has ZERO charisma.  Well strike that.  He has less than zero.

But maybe they will perfect the personality transplant before he runs.

chumbawamba's picture

Not true, he does have charisma...like that of a spent tampon.

I am Chumbawamba.

xythras's picture
xythras (not verified) tmosley Jan 19, 2017 11:32 PM

Once a jew...always a jew.

The Saint's picture
The Saint (not verified) tmosley Jan 19, 2017 11:44 PM

Fuckerberg will never be President.  NEVER!

DownWithYogaPants's picture

Lefties are strange creatures.  Not sure if the word "never" applies.  But he does not seem particularly courageous.

SweetDougisaTwat's picture

I am a long-standing software engineer, and I can tell you that you are completely fucked in the head.  You have watched the Matrix movie one too many times, pal.  You live in a fantasy world.

chiquita's picture

I also worked most of my career in technology.  I worked with guys who had similar personality deficits that Zuckerberg appears to have.  Many were boy genius types who lived in weird little bubbles without a lot of understanding about the real world outside the bubble.  Making money or finding someone to marry them didn't seem to help the one missing component in their personalities that could have made them more "normal".  

This guy has at least 10 years before he is even qualified to run for the highest office and a lot can happen by then.  None of it is going to change his chances of being electable.  He not only lacks the warmth and charisma to win over the American people, I doubt if he went around and handed out hard cold cash to every eligible voter that he could get elected.  

mkhs's picture

So you are saying there is 9 years to assassinate him before he is a threat?

ThaBigPerm's picture

ButtZuck meets with people he can't stand ... news at 11