Press "Enter" to skip to content

Doing her job is the true controversy that the commerce secretary is involved in.

What makes Big Business such a convenient punching bag? Sometimes it’s greed, sometimes wokeness; sometimes censorship, and other times too little. Demagogues on both sides now love performative punishment of the private sector. If punitive measures are out of reach, purges and estrangement will suffice. Commerce Secretary Raimondo meets with one corporate executive per day, according to liberal critics.

Julian Zelizer: It’s hard to regulate companies effectively if you don’t understand how they work. He says she seems to have taken the opposite approach, which is to talk to businesses and stakeholders.