The White House today announced they are cracking down on what they consider to be “disinformation” about the China Virus vaccine. It is a revelation that should disturb any American who believes in freedom of the press and free speech.
Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said the White House is working closely with social media platforms to target information the administration finds objectionable.
“We’re flagging problematic posts for Facebook that spread disinformation,” Psaki admitted to the nation.
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“We’re saying we expect more from our technology companies. We’re asking them to operate with greater transparency and accountability. We’re asking them to monitor misinformation more closely. We’re asking them to consistently take action against misinformation super-spreaders on their platforms,” the surgeon general said.
He said he is also asking news organizations to proactively address the public’s questions without inadvertently giving a platform to health misinformation that can harm their audiences.
“Every week, I talk to doctors and nurses across our country who are burning out as they care for more and more patients with COVID-19 who never got vaccinated — all too often because they were misled by misinformation,” Murthy said. “We must confront misinformation as a nation. Every one of us has the power and the responsibility to make a difference in this fight. Lives are depending on it.”
This is the behavior of an authoritarian government and we must strongly object to this sort of government censorship.
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