Psaki stirred a bit of controversy when she seemed to suggest that those who spread so called “misinformation” be banned from all social media platforms — not just one.
On Friday afternoon, White Press Secretary Jen Psaki was a hot topic on Twitter after she had a curt exchange with a reporter over the issue of the Covid-19 vaccine so called “misinformation” on social media.
“You shouldn’t be banned from one platform and not others if you [provide] misinformation out there,” she said at the Friday briefing.
This, of course, has some uniquely scary implications. After all, the executive branch of the US government is suggesting a total deplatforming of anyone who’s considered to be spreading misinformation. This brings up the question of who exactly is the one dictating what is and isn’t permissible online speech.