Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is calling for the federal government to introduce new regulations to ensure that social media companies censor so-called “misinformation” and “disinformation.”
“Misinformation” and “disinformation” are terms used by Democrats and their allies in the corporate media to describe information that is critical of the Left’s agenda.
The vague terms are often misleadingly used in place of phrases such as “false information” while calling for censorship.
However, as we’ve recently seen in Elon Musk’s releases of the “Twitter Files,” efforts to “fight disinformation” typically involve silencing conservatives on behalf of the Democrats.
Yet despite the recent exposés, the Democrats are still pushing Big Tech to censor the American people online.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd teed up the question and encouraged Klobuchar to silence Americans.
Todd asked Klobuchar if Congress would ever amend Section 230 and open up social media companies to “hefty lawsuits” to force them to censor conservatives.
“Yes, you can amend [Section 230] and focus on certain kinds of speech misinformation, disinformation…” Klobuchar said.
Klobuchar isn’t the only Democrat who struggles to hide the authoritarian that lives inside of them.
During a recent hearing, Democrat Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) falsely claimed that so-called “hate speech” violates the First Amendment.
“If you espouse hate, if you espouse violence, you’re not protected under the First Amendment,” Sen. Cardin said.
“I think we can be more aggressive in the way that we handle that type of use of the Internet.”
There is no “hate speech” exception to the First Amendment.