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Big Business Is a Reliable Friend of the Republican Party

20 days ago   |   By The New Republic

On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal published a remarkable editorial framed as a breakup letter with corporate America. “We have supported big business, including Amazon and Exxon, against the depredations of big government,” it reads. “We will again when warranted. But we're under no illusions that big business is a reliable friend of capitalism.” That last sentence has been justifiably pilloried , but it should be said that there's something to the Journal's lament. Some of the editorial speaks to natural tensions between the demands of ever-expanding, government-capturing...
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