Steyer's convictions are not as strong as they may first appear. Steyer's investment firm, Farallon Capital, invested in fossil fuels,
suggesting that these strong personal beliefs may be suspended for personal gain. Most importantly, strong convictions do not make a Democratic candidate. The money he has donated does not speak to the personal qualities needed to translate these convictions to concrete change in the role of President. The money he is spending on his Presidential campaign would be better spent elsewhere.