Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) has been selling his upcoming guide concerning the “tyranny” of huge tech firms, however a tweet he posted Thursday night time made some surprise if he even is aware of what these firms are.
“Thanks for making The Tyranny of Big Tech a best seller all week on Amazon! You can get your copy here,” Hawley tweeted, directing his followers to purchase his guide from one of many world’s greatest tech firms and thanking them for buying there.
Along with Amazon, Twitter and the iPhone that Hawley used to tweet about his guide are about as “big tech” because it will get.
In his guide, Hawley, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump who promoted the ex-president’s makes an attempt to overturn the 2020 election consequence, claims that large tech firms are a product of “corporate liberalism.” While most of the guide’s concepts for reining in these firms have assist from each events, a Washington Post review of the book stated the Missouri senator’s message is clouded by misfired makes an attempt to tie the difficulty again to liberal actions.
Hawley’s arguments concerning the risks of “cancel culture,” one other central theme of his guide, have additionally fallen flat. On Thursday, CNN’s Brianna Keiler dove into the irony of Hawley’s claims he’s been canceled or silenced when, in actuality, he recurrently seems on huge platforms and is on Fox News “as often as you brush your teeth,” she stated.
“‘Silenced,’ he says. But he’s not and he knows it,” Keilar concluded. “He’s a smart man who sees opportunity in acting like a martyr.”
Earlier within the week, Hawley accused the media of making an attempt to silence him even whereas he was doing a dwell interview with The Washington Post about his guide.
“Don’t try to censor, cancel and silence me here,” Hawley stated.
“Senator, we’re hosting you here,” expertise coverage reporter Cat Zakrzewski defined to him.
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