Sen. Amy Klobuchar deserves praise for urging congressional action to overhaul federal antitrust laws to curb mergers by mega-businesses.

In espousing measures to diminish barriers to competition, she is picking up what her colleague, former Sen. Al Franken, emphasized while in the vanguard of those attempting to encourage greater competition in the marketplace — especially among gargantuan telecommunications companies and other mammoth companies — for the benefit of consumers and the general public.

Marshall Tanick


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