Skip to comments.Chris Cuomo confronts GOP lawmaker over Diamond & Silk’s claims of censorship
Posted on 04/27/2018 8:33:48 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo sparred with a GOP lawmaker on Friday over a House hearing Thursday that spent hours discussing erroneous claims that YouTube personalities "Diamond & Silk" had been censored by social media outlets.
In an interview with Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), Cuomo asked whether King and other lawmakers had "wasted" taxpayer dollars on the hearing.
"There's a whole number of reasons why it wasn't a waste of money, the first one of them is everyone in there was paid on staff. If we could have been doing something more important, perhaps you could make that argument," King said.
"There's nothing more important about talking to Diamond and Silk about what didn't happen to them on Facebook?" Cuomo asked.
The two YouTube pro-Trump personalities allege that a number of social media platforms, including Facebook, censored their content using algorithms to prevent it from showing up on users' news feeds. They have provided no evidence for they claim, which Facebook and other companies deny.
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Facebook isn't censoring Conservatives. It's all in their paranoid mind...
Nothing is more important to leftists than silencing minority voices that counter the propaganda.
Compare balance sheets then.
Revenue should be equal if it is neutral.
The USSR is now called “Facebook”
Really. The standard we appear to be following is the "Russian Collusion" standard, which has wasted MILLIONS of dollars on aiding and abetting a soft coup attempt.
I guess THAT is okay.
Leftists only care about tax money when it isn't being shoveled into their open sewers.
"So Chris Cuomo, you are saying that African American women are not important. I find that attitude racist and suggest CNN send you to sensitivity training immediately!"
Mrs. rktman hasn’t been in FB jail yet but a friend of ours who is a fantastic bass player and quite conservative has been in FB jail numerous times for something he posted. I’ve seen some of his posts and gotta say, to us anyway, they aren’t nearly as offensive as some lib posts we see out there. Anyway, he mentioned another site called “mewe”? Since I don’t need anybody knowing any more about me than is already available, I won’t be on there either. LOL! Guess I’ll just have to talk to him when I see him out. But, yeah, FB, being privately held, can prohibit anything it likes and toss folks in FB jail if they feel like it. Hehehe. I have been in FReerepublic jail before.
D&S were great on F&F this morning. Even my wife was cheering and she is so apolitical.
Speak it. Preach it. Testify!!!
Did Cuomo ask King if taxpayer dollar on being wasted on Russia collusion? Of course not!
Ah, it's fun to talk like a demo/leftist! ;-)
They did indeed provide evidence for it (and not just evidence but proof), others saw what was happening themselves, and Facebook did not deny it - quite the opposite, and they apologized. YouTube was in fact censoring their videos and demonetizing them as hate speech, even a video where they didn't even mention politics - just about going to dinner. This reporter might also want to talk to PragerU about YouTube censorship.
Mind boggling but not surprising a reporter would misinform readers to this degree - calling irrefutable facts not even in dispute as "erroneous" and saying "no evidence" has been presented when in fact proof had to been presented and was admitted to by the social media platforms.