Tucker Carlson outs fake “conservative” think tanks for doing Big Tech’s bidding
01/05/2020 // Ethan Huff // Views

Ever heard of the Heritage Foundation? How about National Review? These and many other purportedly "conservative" non-profits are anything but conservative these days as they openly shill for Big Tech and its ongoing censorship agenda.

During a recent segment on his Fox News program, commentator Tucker Carlson outed this fake conservative contingent in Washington, D.C., that's accepting bribe money from Silicon Valley in exchange for doing the tech industry's bidding.

One of the biggest establishment spenders in this regard is the Koch Foundation, which runs the group "Americans for Prosperity." As revealed by Carlson, this "purportedly conservative group" actually launched its own ad campaign to stop the antitrust enforcement probe that had been launched against Google and Facebook.

According to Carlson, these Koch-funded ads targeted both Republican and Democrat state attorneys general with the message that they should "oppose any effort to use antitrust laws to break up America's innovative tech companies."

As it turns out, many other fake conservative organizations are doing the exact same thing as they've sold out to the tech giants in exchange for their 30 shekels of silver.

"In all, the Koch network quietly spent at least $10 million defending Silicon Valley companies that work to silence conservatives," Carlson explained during his program.

"Google has given money to at least 22 right-leaning institutions that are also funded by the Koch network. Those institutions include the American Conservative Union, the American Enterprise Institute, the National Review Institute, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the Heritage Foundation, and the Mercatus Center."


For more related news about Big Tech censorship and the "conservative" effort to shield tech companies from any and all scrutiny, be sure to check out Censorship.news.

Conservative Inc. is ANYTHING but conservative

Back when useless Jeff Sessions was still our national Attorney General, the Competitive Enterprise Institute was caught expressing "grave concerns" about a then-probe looking into whether or not social media and search engine companies are "hurting competition and stifling speech."

The group's argument, which is the same argument put forth by the Heritage Foundation in a propaganda piece it published entitled, "Free Enterprise Is the Best Remedy For Online Bias Concerns," suggests that Silicon Valley has every right to censor whomever it wishes, even though tech companies receive special immunity privileges under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA).

As we've reported in the past, there's no good reason why Facebook, Google, or any other tech giant should still be shielded from liability in the same way that vaccine corporations are under the Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 – but this is where we're at, with the full endorsement of Conservative Inc.

Keep in mind that a senior director of public policy at Google was recently caught on tape admitting that the company actively colludes with "conservative" institutions in order to "steer" the conversation in its own favor. Carlson revealed this and another leaked audio transcript during this same segment.

"The Heritage Foundation has continued to defend big tech against efforts to strip them of their special legal privileges, which were given to them by Congress in the 1990s and are enjoyed by no other type of company," further notes Allum Bokhari, writing for Breitbart News.

"This is despite the fact that Google publicly snubbed the foundation last year, canceling the formation of a planned 'A.I ethics' council after far-left employees of the tech company threw a hissy fit over the fact that Heritage president Kay Coles James was set to be one of its members."

To read more stories like this one about collusion between fake conservatism and Silicon Valley, visit Corruption.news.

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