Antitrust 04/16/2021

Sen. Warren’s ‘Snotty Tweets’ Exchange with Amazon Highlights the Dangers of Weaponizing Antitrust

Chris Marchese
Chris Marchese Counsel

Recently, Sen. Elizabeth Warren claimed that Amazon skirts paying its “fair share” in taxes by abusing loopholes. And when Amazon disagreed, Warren threatened “to break up Big Tech so you’re not powerful enough to heckle senators with snotty tweets.”

Libertarians should pay close attention to the underlying message: progressives are prepared to steamroll any opposition to their policies, even if that means weaponizing antitrust.

Read the full piece on FEE here.

Next Post A Woke Trojan Horse Approaches the Federal Trade Commission