Thursday on FNC’s “Special Report,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) decried the federal government’s efforts to instruct tech companies who to censor, which he deemed coordination between big government and monopolized big tech.
“Oh, I think it’s scary, Bret,” he said. “I think it’s really scary to have the federal government of the United States, the White House, compiling lists of people, organizations, whatever, and then going to a private company that, by the way, is a monopoly, Facebook, and saying: You need to censor. You need to do something about this. You need to tell these users, these private users on a private company, what they can or cannot say. I mean, I just think that this kind of coordination between big government and a big monopoly corporation, boy, that is scary stuff. And it really is censorship, Bret.”
Hawley likened those activities to a function of a