Ashton Kutcher: Bitcoin Is a Safe Haven
In a tweet to 17 million followers last week, the Hollywood A-lister hinted he’s worried about a Trump or Sanders nomination. Bitcoin, he believes, could be the best hedge.
Sanders supporters were not impressed. Twitter fans were outraged that the Democratic presidential candidate was placed in the same category as Donald Trump. His wealth, some argued, means Kutcher is out of touch with the middle class.
But he may be onto something.
Kutcher has been building his tech credentials. Over the last few years, he has backed many successful startups, including Skype, Uber, and Airbnb. Kutcher’s venture fund A-Grade Investments has also invested in BitPay, a Bitcoin payment processor. (Source: “10 Celebrities Investing in, Using and Talking About Bitcoin,” CoinDesk, May 3, 2014.)
Why do I get the feeling that the best hedge against a Sanders or Trump nomination may be buying bitcoin?
— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) January 29, 2016
Because of the hard limit on the