The Twitter files on the government's coordination with Twitter to silence experts and control the narrative around Covid just dropped and I just have to say, the "conspiracy theorists" are batting 1000.
It's not surprising that these things were happening.
Anyone who was paying attention KNEW that the government was pressuring Twitter to censor inconvenient facts if they contradicted the official state narrative.
David Zweig – a journalist who has written for The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Wired – documents the ways in which Twitter gave up its responsibility to free speech and caved to government pressure and used improper methods to censor legitimate and true speech.
Check it out:
It wasn't unique to the Biden administration to work with social media to control the public narrative, the state agencies under the Trump administration did the same thing.
The Trump administration worked to calm people who were panic buying and making runs on grocery stores. And this also shows that the government, to no one's surprise, was not just working with Twitter.
Then we have the Biden admin come in to really push the vaccines and squelch anyone who spoke out against the Fauci ouchie, and target #1 was Alex Berenson.
We've known for a few months that Twitter unfairly targeted Berenson and that the government was in on it. This just reveals that, in order to push the vax, the government was aiming specifically at him.
The report continues:
The Biden administration was so censorious that they thought Twitter, which was busy nuking accounts for sharing CDC data, wasn't doing ENOUGH to censor tweets.
TWITTER was more pro-free speech than the BIDEN ADMINISTRATION.
Let that sink in.
Of course, this doesn't mean Twitter was defending speech.
They reviewed and then suspended a Harvard medical expert, not because he was wrong, but because he disagreed with the CDC's jab recommendation.
In the same way MANY doctors and experts worldwide disagreed with indiscriminate vaccinations.
And this sort of thing happened over and over and over again.
The tweet was locked for citing CDC data to debunk a FALSE tweet that Twitter left up.
It wasn't about stopping misinformation.
It was about pushing an agenda.
They suspended this account from Twitter because they said something that was simply true.
But they have to control the narrative.
The mind rot on display here, from Twitter and the government, is beyond comprehension.
Lastly, check out how Twitter handled decisions relating to President Trump.
These folks at Twitter had been watching too much CNN, I guess.
I remember the mainstream media blowup when Trump, rightly, told people not to be dominated by Covid.
This was seen by some on the wacky Left as a dangerous message and the people in charge of Twitter bought into that same nonsense.
At the end of the thread, Zweig asks all the right questions:
What might have been if Twitter, and other social media companies, had allowed free speech to happen and didn't simply comply with the government's agenda-driven message?
Unfortunately, we'll never know.
The real question for the future is this: How do we stop it from happening again?