The Democratic Get together is displaying itself to be something however democratic.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gloats about “deplatforming” her critics.
The Democratic Get together says it has no intention of sponsoring any debates with President Biden and his major opponents.
Biden in his announcement video labels all Republicans “MAGA extremists.”
And Twitter recordsdata revealed Democratic-led efforts to actively censor conservative voices on social media, regardless of repeated denials from firm executives that turned out to be lies. Additionally on Twitter and different social media, any posts deemed anti-vaccine have been eliminated by the social media corporations.
It’s all half of a bigger effort by Democrats to silence critics by any means obligatory.
Ocasio-Cortez despatched out a fundraising electronic mail this week selling her efforts to get Fox Information’s Tucker Carlson off the air.
“Deplatforming works and it’s important, and there you go, good issues can occur,” she stated of Carlson’s firing.
Not solely that, AOC says she plans to go after “all the various voices like him which are nonetheless on the air.” So be careful, Republicans. And Democrats too who gained’t toe the road.
Biden gained’t debate opponent Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and the Democratic Get together introduced it has no plans to schedule any debates as a result of Biden is operating for re-election.
That transfer will probably stop Kennedy and some other opponents from getting the nationwide publicity they should maintain alive their underdog campaigns.
These are the sorts of strikes you’d see in totalitarian states the place they don’t enable any opposition.
In our personal yard in Boston, Democratic Mayor Michelle Wu – with the assistance of the Metropolis Council – efficiently squelched opponents protesting in entrance of her home.
And there have been quite a few instances of native pols in Massachusetts refusing to debate opponents or give them the time of day.
Biden’s refusal to debate RFK Jr. is especially galling. Again when Biden was operating the primary time, he wanted the debates. Now that he’s president, overlook about free speech.
Kennedy has challenged Biden to a number of debates and personal halls, saying, “We differ profoundly on basic points corresponding to company affect in authorities, censorship, civil liberties, poverty, corruption and battle coverage.”
“I invite him into a brand new period of respectful dialog in these instances of division,” Kennedy tweeted.
Biden introduced this week he’ll search a second time period in a marketing campaign video that allowed for no questions or interplay from the general public.
However the Democratic Nationwide Committee has stated they don’t have any intention of sponsoring any major debates.