With every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. While Newton was describing physics, it appears the same rule applies to politics as well. Not long after SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, decided to buy Twitter for a staggering $44 billion, the Biden administration announced the creation of the Disinformation Governance Board that will combat disinformation being spread online. On top of the announcement to fight what they deem to be disinformation, President Joe Biden appointed Nina Jankowicz, who is described as a disinformation expert, to oversee the board.
While Republicans raced to Twitter to voice their disdain, the video below doesn’t give the perspective of the GOP, but the Democrats. The former Congresswoman for Hawaii and Democrat, Tulsi Gabbard, spoke on Fox News and warned about what the board really symbolized. “This is the kind of thing that you see in dictatorships, this Ministry of Truth, this department of propaganda that the Biden administration has just stood up and the reason why you see this in dictatorships is because they’re afraid of us. They’re afraid of the people, they’re afraid that we might actually think for ourselves and so now they’ve created this body that will do two things. Number one, will use taxpayer dollars to work through the mainstream media and flood the airwaves with whatever their propaganda narrative is that they’re pushing at any given time and try to drown out anyone with alternate views.”
As for number two – “they will silence dissenting voices through intimidation. This is something that they have already been doing that’s happening right now. The only difference is there formalizing it, making it official, which if there’s a silver lining in this, it is they’re revealing exactly who they are and why they’re doing it and what they’re trying to accomplish. And it allows us, the American people, to stand up and say, ‘hey, you know what, we’re not going to let you get away with this crap. We will take a stand and we will reject it. And we will throw out of office those who are continuing to push and propagate this undemocratic, anti free speech mission.'”
For those who might not know Nina Jankowicz, political commentator Jack Posobiec gave an insightful glimpse into the person now in control of free speech. Not only did Jankowicz claim that Hunter Biden’s laptop was nothing more than Trump propaganda, she wrote that allowing Musk to buy Twitter made her shudder. Take a look.
Already knowing how the board will be used, Posobiec admitted, “This is certainly unconstitutional under the First Amendment… Senator Hawley has sent a letter to the Biden administration demanding the immediate dissolution of this board, which will be used to censor and to go after anyone, any American citizen, who has speech that the Biden administration deems undesirable [or] irrefutable. That’s what this board is for. That’s what Nina Jankowicz is.”
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