A story of struggle, and manipulation from (a few) wealthy San Franciscans, in the style of Niccolò Machiavelli

In case you don’t remember your world history, Niccolò Machiavelli was a 16th century Renaissance man who wrote The Prince as an attempt to legitimize his credentials and loyalty to the new incumbent “Prince” taking over.

He wanted the new guy not to chop his head off or throw him in jail….kind of like Tyrion Lannister did the entire time in Game of Thrones. He was smart, and knew how to talk with conviction, and convince people to keep him as…