Bashing Silicon Valley is the new political fundraising pitch

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Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

Political players on both the right and the left are trying to use criticism of Silicon Valley as a new fundraising lever.

Why it matters: When both liberal and conservative operatives believe that beating up on tech companies will get supporters to open their wallets, big tech's already tarnished public image may be in for more bruising.