Censorship is alive and well on America’s political left as a restaurant in Lexington, VA faces backlash for telling Trump Administration Press Secretary Sarah Sanders that she was not allowed to dine there.
“This business recently made waves in the news, which often means that people come to this page to post their views on the news,” says a banner post on the Red Hen Restaurant’s Yelp page.
“While we don’t take a stand one way or the other when it comes to these news events, we do work to remove both positive and negative posts that appear to be motivated more by the news coverage itself than the reviewer’s personal consumer experience with the business.”
Yelp has actively decided that Red Hen should be protected from the negative press it receives in the wake of a decision it made as a business. Once again, this censorship policy works in favor of the leftist company that hates President Trump, and against conservatives who wish to express their honest opinion on a public forum.
“When businesses make the news, their Yelp business page can be affected. Media-fueled reviews typically violate our Content Guidelines, one of which deals with relevance. Yelp reviews are required to describe a firsthand consumer experience, not what someone read in the news. Our user support team ultimately removes reviews that violate these guidelines,” said a Yelp spokesperson told Big League Politics via email.
But the culture of open and free expression that once existed in America would appear to be shifting, and not in favor of conservatism.
The political left is often immune from criticism, while it is open season for censorship of conservative ideas. Conservative speakers are consistently blackballed and rioted against on college campuses if they dare show up and express an opinion that a leftist disagrees with. Ask Ann Coulter or Jordan Peterson. Conservatives are consistently de-platformed on social media networks like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Conservative news sites are “fact-checked” by partisan hacks like Snopes and PolitiFact, who claim to be arbiters of truth but instead are political pawns.
Sarah Palin Considering Primary Challenge to RINO Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski
Talk about an upgrade.
Former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is considering a 2022 primary challenge to liberal Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski.
Murkowsi is currently one of two nominal Republican Senators who has declined to support a tentative Trump administration nominee for the Supreme Court. She also was the only Republican not to vote for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination in 2018.
Palin addressed Murkowski’s refusal to support conservative nominees for the Supreme Court in a set of three videos she uploaded to her Instagram page on Thursday. In subtle reference to a possible primary challenge, she pointed at her house in Wasilla, Alaska, mentioning that she’d be potentially willing to move away from the community to Washington D.C.
“If you can’t find it within yourself to do the right thing this time, and at least give a fair shake to the Supreme Court nominee that your president will be bringing before you, if you can’t find it within yourself to do the right thing, … and do what the majority of Americans want you to do, to do what you were sent to Washington, D.C., to do,” said Palin to Murkowski in the video.
She referenced a notable campaign quip from 2008, when smug liberal pundits had mocked the vice presidential candidate for saying that she “can see Russia from her house.” (The assertion is more or less true, if not expressly literal- islands belonging to the Russian Federation can be seen from Alaska’s Diomede Islands.)
“I can see 2022 from my house!” said the former Alaska Governor, referring to the next election in which the NeverTrump Senator would be held to account in an Alaska Republican primary.
Palin has always been a staunch conservative, even to the point of falling out of the good graces of globalist liberal John McCain’s elite political network after the 2008 election. She’d doubtlessly be a very strong candidate in a 2022 senatorial campaign.
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