How the GOP went from being pro-Big Business to anti-Big Tech

The Republican Party has for decades been cheerleaders for corporate America, limited regulations, and free market orthodoxy, but now it favors reining in Big Tech by expanding the role of government.

This anti-corporate evolution has come about due to monopolistic behavior by tech giants such as Facebook, Google, and Amazon and their muzzling of conservative voices online, starting with former President Donald Trump.

Whether it’s driving bipartisan legislation in Congress focused on the antitrust and data privacy issues of the tech giants or partisan bills at the state level scrutinizing social media companies’ censorship of conservatives, the GOP
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