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November 4, 2020
If you missed the Senate hearings with the titans of Tech last week, you missed a classic Washington bleep-show.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey looked like an over-dedicated Civil War re-enactor. Facebook’s CEO Mark Zukerberg at least put on a tie, but delivered wooden recitations of written talking points punctuated by deer-in-the-headlights expressions during questioning by senators.
The hearings came about after Twitter, Facebook and Google were accused of removing or “throttling” content posted on them by the New York Post about Hunter Biden, son of presidential candidate Joe Biden, and...