Although Bitcoin is inherently neutral, its influence is becoming increasingly pervasive in U.S. political spheres. This phenomenon is triggering researchers to try to identify the dominant political ideology of the cryptocurrency community.
Bitcoin’s neutral and democratic nature is one of its primary virtues. As such, Bitcoin does not belong to any political group — nor any other type of group. Nevertheless, some observers, such as Professor Harold James, consider it a threat “not just to the international financial system, but also to political order.”