Google is targeting conservatives, but Democrats — not Republicans — are leading the attack against the internet search giant.
The sheer intolerance of Google for the political Right came to national light when the company fired employee James Damore for articulating basic facts about human biology and sex in the context of diversity at the company.
A number of Prager University educational videos, produced by radio host Dennis Prager, were blocked from full distribution on YouTube last year after the content triggered a “restricted” classification.
Additionally, President Trump supporters worry Google’s effort to combat fake news will further give the company an excuse to remove advertising from right-leaning websites. Some Democrats, however, are gearing up to tackle Google, because the effort could yield significant political benefits.
After years of policy failures led by Obamacare and the war on fossil fuels, and the loss of Congress and the White House, Democrats are going back to its roots of directly confronting Big Business.
Unlike other unsuccessful policy ventures, challenging Google can unite the fractured Democrat base but also gets support from Republicans that feel the dominant search engine company is actively silencing their political voice.
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