Tucker Carlson says Alex Jones, Laura Loomer, Milo and other extremists being banned from Facebook is "fascism"
Carlson: "What we're watching now in real time is this country become unfree"
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From the May 3 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Who knew fascism could be so chirpy. Groups that do things that are dangerous. What exactly does that mean? Dangerous like hurting other people? Or dangerous as in saying things that Mark Zuckerberg doesn't like or considers bad for business? Well yesterday we found out. Facebook released its latest enemies list. Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer - all of them were designated dangerous individuals and banned from Facebook and from its subsidiary Instagram. Alex Jones' company Infowars was banned as well and described as a dangerous organization. Didn't explain exactly how. How dangerous is Infowars? Well Facebook believes it's so dangerous that you can be banned from using the platform, Facebook, just for sharing its content unless you simultaneously denounce it. Let that penetrate, for just one moment, think about it just for a second. Mark Zuckerberg is not simply censoring opinions, he's prescribing which political opinions you're allowed to have. Which conversations all of us in this country can have about America.
What we're watching now in real time is this country become unfree. So the question is who exactly is defending us in all of this? Us who might dissent from Mark Zuckerberg's view or think that NBC News doesn't tell the whole truth the whole time all the time? Or don't trust Zuckerberg to control what we think. What about us? Who's standing up for us? Where are our leaders in Congress? Where is the White House? Nowhere. As long as big tech isn't hassling them personally and directly and their accounts remain open, they don't seem to care. They're fools. Will any of these people get re-elected in a country where left-wing tech companies control the terms of political debate? Can you really win a presidential election if Google opposes you? No. You can't. Not a chance. Not right now. Without free speech there is no democracy. It's time to stop lying about that.