When it rains, it pours.
Over the past couple of years, more and more reports have surfaced regarding the White House’s efforts to suppress information and diverse communication.
Especially about all matters related to the pandemic.
Most recently, documents acquired from House Judiciary Committee revealed the extent to which the White House suffocated discussion regarding various topics about COVID, including whether or not the vaccine was safe.
In a report that first appeared on Fox, the documents revealed that a Biden official played a significant role in suppressing information on YouTube, at times facing surprising reluctance from Google, which owns YouTube.
The YouTube debacle was spearheaded by former White House Director of Digital Strategy Rob Flaherty, who demonstrated an egregious lack of respect for the First Amendment.
Flaherty emailed Google in 2021 to “connect […] about the work you’re doing to combat vaccine hesitancy, but also crack down on vaccine misinformation.”
In other words, suppress all dissent, no matter how science-based the dissent was.
In fact, the degree to which Flaherty tried to censor everything alarmed even Google executives, who have been all too happy to censor anything to do with Trump.
Various internal emails revealed staffers’ unease with the White House’s growing demands.
For instance, Google noted that a White House staffer “particularly dug in on our decision making for borderline content” regarding content that flirts with potential violations of Community Guidelines without actually violating them.
“There is a very high degree of interest now coming from the White House now regarding vaccine misinfo/vaccine hesitancy and our work around borderline content … Unfortunately, the role of tech in addressing vaccine hesitancy is about to come under a massive spotlight particularly as the supply of the vaccine is soon to outpace demand,” Google noted.
In other words, “a very high degree of interest” in suppressing all public discussion of the pandemic, insisting that mandatory vaccines, lockdowns, masks, and other harsh measures were the only way to beat the virus.
On top of that, no alternatives are even discussed, which is a bit unnatural in the medical world.
One employee at Google noted “that is NOT coming down,” in relation to one video Flaherty apparently wanted banned.
Truly, the White House efforts are pitiable when entire nations have questioned the vaccine.
Such as Finland.
Indeed, Mika Salminen, director of health security at Finland’s THL, noted that the vaccine had been discouraged for men under thirty.
“THL’s instructions are that the Moderna vaccine should not be given to men and boys under the age of 30 for the time being, but that the Pfizer vaccine should be used instead,” Salminen proclaimed.
Meanwhile, men in their twenties in the United States lost their jobs if they didn’t get the vaccine.
Author: Jane Jones