After years of scorning the political process, Silicon Valley has leapt into the fray. The prospect of a President Donald J Trump is pushing the tech community to move beyond its traditional role as donors and to embrace a new existence as agitators and activists.
A distinguished venture capital firm emblazoned on its corporate home page an earthy anti-Trump epithet.
One prominent tech chieftain says the consequences of Trump's election would "range between disastrous and terrible." Another compares him to a dictator. And nearly.