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When California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom, admitted that clean-up efforts in San Francisco this week were a consequence of “fancy leaders coming into town,” he did more than say the quiet part out loud. Newsom showed the true winner of his policy goals, and it’s not the 40 million Californians or citizens in the country he harbors ambitions of leading as president. It’s Xi Jinping, president of the People’s Republic of China, who sat down with President Joe Biden at Wednesday’s highly anticipated Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting.
Whether intended or not, from the Biden White House and trickling downward to like-minded governors, anti-competitive decisions from left-wing politicians are kneecapping American innovators and supercharging Chinese ambitions in their quest for global dominance.
Take the tech sector. This fall alone, departments within the Biden administration are pursuing high-profile lawsuits against Google and Amazon, two of America’s home-grown success stories. Newsom has signed legislation targeting both companies, despite California’s role as the incubator of technology that changed the world.
Should the government prevail, the result could be the break-up of Amazon or Google. The Amazon