Angry Republicans continued their battle against Twitter’s partisan censors on Saturday as new owner Elon Musk leaked a document revealing political censorship at the social media giant.
“Sunlight is the best disinfectant!” tech investor and GOP donor Peter Thiel told The Post behind-the-scenes details about his longtime colleague and sometime rival Musk’s decision to withhold information on Hunter Biden’s controversial laptop ahead of the 2020 presidential election. praised for announcing. election.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas says censorship is a page from the Chinese Communist Party’s playbook.
“Leftists hate your freedom” the Republican tweeted. “Like the CCP – and all despots – they want to silence all dissent.”
Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio — as the new chairman of the House Judiciary Committee to lead a pending congressional investigation into social media bias — – said the document “The Left Proves It No Longer Believes in the First Amendment.”
“So they want the FBI to talk to social media platforms and change and influence what they put out there,” Jordan said. Fox News reported about itBased on new evidence that FBI agents held weekly “disinformation” meetings with Twitter and Facebook ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
“It’s scary because the left, if you don’t agree with me, you can’t talk,” Jordan said. “If you try, we’ll come after you.”