Do not underestimate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She won’t be happy till you are in a re-education camp.
The socialist congressman from New York City was at her most terrifying worst when questioning Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at a congressional hearing on Oct. 23, 2019. Occasion-Cortez is promoting outright suppression of free speech — at least for conservatives!
She says that Facebook is “allowing politicians to pay to spread disinformation.” What she means by that is that they will be allowed to buy campaign advertising that she doesn’t agree with!
Listen especially to her attack on The Daily Caller, the conservative news and opinion website founded by Tucker Carlson. She smears the Daily Caller as “well documented with ties to white supremacists.”
She also wants to ban “far right” people “who advance the conspiracy theory that white supremacy is a hoax,” by which she means people who recognize that white supremacy is a minor problem in modern America.
After showing this inquisition on Fox Business, host Liz Claman turned to Charlie Gasparino, a business analyst who is not exactly friendly to conservative causes. Gasparino was supposed to be talking about the Aramco IPO, but interjected that he was proud of Zuckerberg for standing up to AOC’s assault.
Oddly enough, Claman dismissed Gasparino and thus seemed to be supporting APC’s premise that Zuckerberg should censor conservative speech. What!?! But Gasparino rose to the occasion and said AOC was way out of bounds.
“How do you police thought?” Gasparino asked in exasperation.
Unfortunately, the far left will find a way.
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