‘Monopoly Man’ Shows Up To Protest Google At Congressional Hearing
The “Monopoly Man” showed up Tuesday at the House Judiciary Committee hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
Ian Madrigal, who has dressed as Uncle Moneybags at past hearings — usually involving corporate giants — admitted on Twitter that he was responsible for the stunt. (RELATED: Steve Cohen Asks Google To Look Into ‘Overuse’ Of Conservative Outlets At Hearing)
Monopoly Man returns to Congress to troll the CEO of the biggest Monopoly in the world: Google.
— Ian Madrigal – The Monopoly Man (@wamandajd) December 11, 2018
And just as he planned, he did not go unnoticed at the Google hearing.
— Christine Samra (@ChristineKPIX) December 11, 2018
— Geoffrey A. Fowler (@geoffreyfowler) December 11, 2018
Throughout the hearing, Madrigal subtly drew attention to himself by twirling his mustache and playing with his monocle.
Madrigal also showed up to the 2017 Equifax hearings, dressed in the same costume.
— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) October 4, 2017