Elon Musk's 'Twitter Files' increase suspicion Dems have 'deputized' Big Tech to police speech, warns Bongino


Following new Twitter CEO Elon Musk's decision to release bombshell information concerning the social media platform's involvement in censoring the Hunter Biden laptop story ahead of the 2020 election, Fox News' Dan Bongino warned that Democrats "deputization" of Big Tech is "broader than people understand."

On Friday, Musk shared files with Substack journalist Matt Taibbi, who then publicly shared them in over 30 tweets. The thread included screenshots of emails showing Twitter employees suspended, banned, or censored users from commenting on Biden’s laptop in the fall of 2020.

"The government cannot deputize private actors to do what the government is forbidden from doing constitutionally. You know, you and I talk about this tonight on my show in regards to the Second Amendment, where there's a whole other thing,' Bongino said on 'Fox & Friends Weekend.' "But on free speech, this most sacred of rights, you can't say to Twitter, listen, you need to do this on our behalf and communicate with government officials because we can't do it ourselves and do kind of an end around."

Suppression of the scandal was first confirmed when Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the FBI approached Facebook warning them of "Russian propaganda" prior to the story being dropped in 2020. Zuckerberg said that "the distribution on Facebook was decreased" and that "fewer people saw it than would've otherwise."... (Read more)

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