“The Jeff Sessions Justice Department is currently undertaking what is perhaps its most important cause yet. It is taking strides to unshackle the free market by actively reviewing the United States’ 1,300 antitrust consent decrees.
Approximately 70 percent of the DOJ’s antitrust actions comes in the form of consent decrees. In retrospect, few would dispute that there are far too many of them on the books. Time and time again, big stick advocates have used the power of misinformation and fearmongering to push for consent decrees that break up some of America’s best and brightest companies…”