Liberals can’t stand that mainstream media is crumbling.
As conservative voices have carved out a foothold on various online platforms, liberals are looking to crack down.
Now social media giant Facebook just blocked one ad for a Republican congressional hopeful for an unbelievable reason.
Liberals prove time and time again that they’re hypocrites. They claim to be for tolerance and free speech.
But they believe in intolerance toward anyone they deem intolerant, and they label any speech they don’t like as “hate speech.”
Never mind the fact that there is no such hate speech designation in the First Amendment.
All speech is protected from government tyranny so long as it does not incite violence.
Leftists believe the Constitution is a living document, and they’ve tried mightily to get around that pesky First Amendment, but they’ve been unsuccessful.
The latest tactic the left has employed is getting companies that agree with them ideologically to ban political speech as they see fit.
YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook have all come under fire for censoring or targeting conservatives in some form or fashion over the past few years.
But the march toward censorship took a great leap forward over the past few days.
Pro-Trump pundit and InfoWars creator Alex Jones was politically targeted by the left, clearly a trial run for what will likely be a broadening of the censorship net.
Virtually every single major social media platform purged Jones within hours, which is a clear sign of coordination.
Only Twitter abstained from the assault on Jones, which triggered outrage from the left. They were hoping for total destruction of Jones in the digital space.
Fresh off the heels of that ugly act of censorship, Facebook blocked a political ad for a woman running for Congress in Fresno, California.
Elizabeth Heng, a graduate of Stanford and Yale School of Management, called out Facebook for banning her ad:
.@facebook rejected my video because it was “too shocking” for their platform, referring to the scenes of horrific events my parents survived in Cambodia. Facebook, do you think it’s right to censor history? #censorship
Full ad here: https://t.co/SY0w1o327mpic.twitter.com/etvlZYK22N
— Elizabeth Heng (@ElizabethHeng) August 4, 2018
Heng’s ad flashed pictures of the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge, where communist leader Pol Pot killed over 25% of his own population in his attempt to bring about utopia.
The utopia failed to materialize in the Soviet Union, Maoist China, and other areas of the globe, but Pol Pot was determined to get it “right.”
Heng’s parents luckily escaped the tyrannical regime and made their way to America.
Apparently, Heng’s ad contained too much truth for leftists, who always attempt to obscure their ideological crimes.
In the 1970s, Noam Chomsky, an intellectual sacred cow on the left, said the killing fields under Pol Pot never happened, labeling them capitalist propaganda.
The data points of Jones and Heng should serve as a warning sign to conservatives. The left is becoming more and more emboldened in their attempts to curb free speech and silence their opponents.
They already have the Silicon Valley tech giants willing to act at their beck and call.
As the online space has become the most efficient form of communication, people on both sides of the aisle should be concerned about ideological suppression becoming rampant.