“The one thing he doesn’t mention is Obama-led alterations to the Smith Mundt Act that now allows the government to spread propaganda in the media. 2016 that’s a good set of circumstances for the government. Donald Trump is new to all of it, and Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell are worthless.”
(Mary Dowling) The executive director of FFO Freedom, Mike Benz, explains in this clip how The US government decided in 2016 to end free speech on the Internet.
Mike Benz answers the question: Was the 2016 election a critical tipping point of Internet free speech?
“Oh, absolutely, yeah. There were three things that happened in 2016.
“The State Department lost their election in the Philippines that they didn’t want to lose, and it was an Internet election. The Philippines basically doesn’t have their own Internet. It runs entirely on Facebook, and an uncensored Facebook led in the wrong direction in that election.