I’ve been thinking most of the morning about the relationship between the three centers of power in American life: Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and Washington DC.

The three used to be distinct. Silicon Valley was in a cold war with Hollywood, who hated Silicon Valley right back for disrupting highly paid middlemen and enabling piracy. At the same time, I’ve watched Silicon Valley millionaires and billionaires turn into simpering fan-boys if the opportunity to get a selfie with a mid-tier Hollywood star arises...