By far the most contentious story of this week has been on the subject of Twitter’s censorship of The New York Post.
Well, to be fair, it wasn’t just The Post that was censored, but in fact, it was any mention of a certain story about Hunter Biden that was scuttled by the social media giant, including a link to a “.gov” Url that also happened to contain similar information.
Soon, Facebook followed suit, which meant that Instagram was in on the play as well, and First Amendment advocates around the country began clamoring for these platforms to end their fascistic censorship.
This included Chris Wallace, the long-venerated anchor from Fox News.
Facebook and Twitter’s decision to restrict users from sharing a series of bombshell New York Post reports exploring Hunter Biden’s overseas business dealings “really strikes me as smacking of Big Brother,” “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace told the “Fox News Rundown” podcast Friday.
Wallace’s words were unmistakable.
“I’ve got a real problem with that. I think you’re either in or you’re out,” Wallace said. “And when I say that, either it’s the Wild West and you post everything — and I can understand the concern about that after what happened in 2016 with Russian disinformation — or you put everything out there and if you have a problem with some of it … then put a word on there to your users and say, ‘We can’t confirm this story’ or ‘There’s some questions with this story.’
“But to just ban it and to say, ‘Nobody is allowed to discuss this story or post this story’ — which, you know, is out there and you can’t put the genie back in the bottle, it was the front page of the New York Post — really strikes me as smacking of Big Brother.”
Some answers could be coming on the issue, however, as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey faces a possible congressional subpoena over the arbitrary censorship.
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