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In May of 2020, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “ I don’t think that Facebook or Internet platforms, in general, should be arbiters of truth. I think that’s kind of a dangerous line to get down to in terms of deciding what is true and what isn’t. And I think political speech is one of the most sensitive parts in a democracy and people should be able to see what politicians say and there’s a ton of scrutiny already. Political speech is the most scrutinized speech already by a lot of the media, and I think that will continue. Of course, we have lines.”
Do you plan on running for elected office in 2022? You are eligible to file beginning February 23, 2021. If you are planning to run you should start that process now, especially if you are a Republican. Democrats in Frederick County will have financial help, volunteers and donations through the Frederick County Teachers Association, Maryland State Teachers Association PAC and many others. Republican candidates will not benefit from that type of support unless they are seeking higher office.
Am I the only one who sees the irony in Facebook flagging “unapproved” content as sexually explicit when it isn’t? Shouldn’t those flags be reserved for the content that is actually sexually suggestive?
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