Blackburn: Cancel culture leading America ‘straight down the path’ to socialism
Facebook, Twitter allow subjective censorship without being held accountable: Blackburn
Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., discusses the Big Tech hearings on social media censorship.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are answering to the Senate regarding political censorship on social media but Sen. Marsha Blackburnargued their driving of cancel culture through the suppression of free speech is just as gravely problematic.
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Blackburn, R-Tenn., told FOX Business’ “Making Money with Charles Payne” on Tuesday that cancel culture breaks down any “respectful bipartisan debate” which is a rabbit hole leading to socialist inclinations.
“When you do that, it leads to intellectual isolation,” she said. “When you do that, it leads you to – only one viewpoint can prevail or be tolerated or open for discussion. That leads you straight down the path to socialism.”
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The Senate Judiciary Committee member urged Dorsey and Zuckerberg to control their content moderation policies to prevent this from happening, or else she warned the Senate will need to get involved.