Some of our readers may be big fans of Alex Jones & Co.
While I am not among that number, it is very concerning that the shallow leftist owners of social media have the power to shut him down. Totally silence him.
What Orwell couldn’t see back when he wrote 1984, was that it wasn’t/isn’t merely the spectre of Big Government we have to fear (though the UK is on the ropes). Our more immediate problems are the Croesus-rich, those intelligent but deeply ill-educated sophists in Silicon Valley who own the social platforms to which so many people seem to have become addicted, including young children.
It ought to be of great concern to our policy-makers, those people who so successfully reined in the last technological improvements in the mid-20th century. Such a curbing would require great political wisdom and I’m not sure we have a deep bench in Washington.