Follow the money - Google

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The National Review used to be a decent conservative magazine - now, they are pandering to whomever sends them money. From Breitbart:

Bokhari: Don’t Regulate Google, Says Google-Funded National Review Editor
National Review editor-in-chief Rich Lowry wrote a searing attack on the “right-left pincer” attacking big tech for Politico. The piece fails to mention Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s recent acknowledgment that the National Review Institute, of which National Review is a wholly owned subsidiary, received money from his company.

Last month, the Google CEO confirmed that his company donated money to the National Review Institute, the nonprofit behind National Review (although he offered a confused explanation as to why Google’s transparency report failed to mention the donation, which took place in 2017, until recently).

Yet the National Review’s editor fails to mention the donation is his piece for Politico, bluntly titled “Don’t Break up Big Tech.”

The author goes on to talk about specific Fake News items the National Review has been pushing:

The editor of the Google-funded National Review also reduces conservative concerns about big tech to the fact that they’re “operated by sanctimonious Silicon Valley liberals.” No mention is given to the real examples of tech giants deliberately warping their products and abusing their power to influence American and global politics. These include, in no particular order:

They did it for AT&T and the splinter companies are doing just fine - Google and Facebook are way too large and way overdue for a breakup. Monopolies benefit no-one except their overlords.

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