Speak present host Dave Rubin blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for calling on Congress to “look into” a fee on “media literacy” to fight misinformation, after final week’s lethal riots at the U.S. Capitol.
Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to Instagram on Tuesday and prompt a number of members of Congress ought to maintain a dialogue to assist “rein in” the media surroundings to keep away from “spew[ing] disinformation and misinformation” transferring ahead.
“When [Ocasio-Cortez] says disinformation or misinformation, she means actually something that goes towards progressive leftist dogma,” the host of “The Rubin Report,” informed “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday.
Ocasio-Cortez’s rhetoric is according to the “totalitarian authoritarian ideology” that the left continues to push in society, Rubin mentioned.
The left “is attempting to crush dissent,” Rubin mentioned. “While you combine the Massive Tech portion of this, the place they’ll censor the remainder of us anyway, because it has grow to be extremely apparent over the previous couple of days, nicely now you’ve politicians saying ‘let’s eliminate misinformation.’ As an alternative of the federal government having to do it they’ll do it by way of Massive Tech, so it doesn’t seem to be a full-on assault on the First Modification, which is in regards to the authorities going after speech.”
Massive Tech firms just lately censored and shut down President Trump’s social media accounts, one after the other. Twitter banned President Trump from their social media platform within the wake of the U.S. Capitol being breached by a mob of his avid supporters. Different tech giants, like Fb, didn’t verify whether or not the ban is everlasting. Twitter’s competitor Parler, which has grow to be a digital haven for Trump supporters, was suspended from Apple and Google app shops, which prevents it from being downloaded to telephones and tablets.
“Leftism has taken over all of our establishments, our political, cultural, media establishments … they’re determining methods to come back for us,” Rubin mentioned.