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Republicans Spoiling for a Fight With 'Woke' Corporations

Workers load an All-Star sign onto a trailer after it was removed from Truist Park in Atlanta, Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Major League Baseball plans to relocate the All-Star Game to Coors Field in Denver after pulling this year's Midsummer Classic from Atlanta over objections to sweeping changes to Georgia's voting laws. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

By    |   Friday, 16 April 2021 07:32 AM

Republicans are going on offense against "woke" corporations, with GOP lawmakers promoting an increasingly populist ideology and deploying aggressive tactics such as boycotts – a stunning transformation that led one analyst to muse: "Republicans found a spine during the Trump presidency."

The GOP has for decades backed measures that lower corporate taxes and cut regulations in a bid to benefit businesses’ bottom lines – and, the financial theory goes, the U.S. economy in turn. But that much-hyped alliance is unraveling as more and more big businesses weigh in on legislation, in the process alienating some of their staunchest Capitol Hill defenders.

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