With migrant encounters at the southern border up 550 percent since March 2020, you would think the Department of Homeland Security would be directing its resources toward stopping illegal immigration. Instead, it says it’s honing in on so-called “disinformation.” Why are conservative commentators saying that this announcement has an unsettlingly “Orwellian” feel to it?
Where does Elon Musk’s recent, shocking purchase of Twitter factor into this sudden governmental interest in “curbing disinformation”? As it happens, Obama recently said, “People are dying because of misinformation.”
And how did the so-called cashless billionaire manage to seize Twitter in the face of strong tech-oligarchy opposition?