Biden Boys Bear Down on Big Tech With Big Unfriendly Bear Hugs (Republicans Prepare Their Own Big Beat Downs)

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In Chapter 14, "The Social Ministries,” I make the point that Big Social Media has earned itself no friends in Washington D.C. despite the boatloads of PAC and campaign donations showered on both political parties. From both sides of the aisle, their ROI on their investment has been paltry. In 2018, the left wing, represented by Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Corey Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Tulsi Gabbard, and other progressive presidential candidates called for all the social media giants and Amazon to either be broken up or heavily regulated. The FTC’s Democrats were ready to disembowel Facebook.   The right wing wasn’t feeling much better. As the Republican party realized that Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg, and everyone at Google hated their guts, the desire to unleash Hell on all the major social media companies grew to white-hot proportions. The results of the 2020 election provided the social media giants with a seemingly welcome respite. The happiness was misplaced. As I pointed out:   “While you kept your woke mouths shut and focused on business, the federal revenue demon dreamed on unaware of you. But now it’s woke too, and it’s always hungry. It’s ambling steadily towards rich CDA 230 fields of...

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