Google‘s CEO, Sundar Pichai, is in Washington today. He’s trying to explain how the world’s most avant-garde technology aggregation works to Congress. At some point we’re sure he’s going to be arrested for witchcraft.

Pichai’s not the only fat cat with deep pockets in the room – sure, a lot of those politicians have that “I roll with Ajit” cash, but the CEO of Google has Microsoft money – he has an adherent in the room whose name is alike with wealth: Rich Uncle Pennybags (he’s the Monopoly man).


Before we get into this achievement art cum allegation of arresting the internet, let’s take a moment to check in on the hearings.

The Grand Old Party is spending its time (and our tax dollars) analytic the CEO of Google about a cabal theory they heard from an old man who doesn’t use computers.

Representative Zoe Lofgren asked “Right now, if you Google the word idiot, under an image search, a account of Donald Trump shows up. How does that happen?” Interestingly, Pichai’s answer basically equated to “it happens because of math.” I’m paraphrasing, of course.

Anyway, back to The Monopoly Man. The appearance has the top hat and the mustache:


And when they assuredly popped the monocle on, I’m not abashed to admit I laughed out loud. Even though you had to see it coming, it was still funny.


Perhaps the subtlety of the bulletin (looking old, rich, and white isn’t absolutely going to put secret account on alert in that zip code) will slowly sink in, and Congress will accede doing article about the power companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook have.

And we’re not saying these companies are monopolies. Everyone else is, but not us.

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