High-tech CEOs might be political burden, not boon for Obama
The San Francisco Chronicle, East Valley Tribune
July 2, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO – They’re technology celebrities who are responsible for one of America’s hottest products (the iPad 2), its most transformative cultural trend (Facebook), and one of the coolest additions to the national vocabulary (Googling).

No wonder Silicon Valley leaders such as Apple’s Steve Jobs, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Eric Schmidt can revel in the political cachet that has made them regulars during President Barack Obama’s West Coast visits.