Trump’s Anti-Censorship Tweets Just Reminded Us Why He Is the Greatest…

US President Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he awaits the arrival of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in outside of the West Wing of the White House on May 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. - Donald Trump welcomed South Korea's president to the White House Tuesday, a high stakes and …
MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty

President Trump has taken his time before weighing in on Big Tech’s censorship of conservatives. But it was worth the wait…

We’re told by liberals and Never Trumpers that Trump shouldn’t be on Twitter because he’s crass, embarrassing, unpresidential. But when did you last read an op-ed which summed up the key points of the censorship debate as simply, articulately and directly as Trump just did in those tweets?

Read the rest on Breitbart.

Now YouTube Is Adding ‘Fact Checks’ to Videos that Question ‘Climate Change’

A laptop computer showing Youtube's logo on its screen is held in front of graffiti on March 27, 2014 in Istanbul. Turkey on March 27 banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter, after both were used to spread audio recordings implicating the prime minister in corruption, …
BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty

And so it begins: YouTube is now adding “fact checks” to videos which question the man-made global warming scare narrative.

According to Buzzfeed News:

YouTube is now adding fact checks to videos that question climate change, BuzzFeed News has confirmed, as a part of its ongoing effort to combat the rampant misinformation and conspiratorial fodder on its platform.
On July 9, the company added a blurb of text underneath some videos about climate change, which provided a scientifically accurate explainer. The text comes from the Wikipedia entry for global warming and states that “multiple lines of scientific evidence show that the climate system is warming.”

This new feature follows YouTube’s announcement in March that it would place descriptions from Wikipedia and Encyclopedia Britannica next to videos on topics that spur conspiracy theories, such as the moon landing and the Oklahoma City bombing. In doing the same for climate videos, the company seems to be wading into more fraught and complex intellectual territory.

Sure, in many ways it’s a trivial and pathetic gesture. Quoting Wikipedia as your credible source is a bit like citing CNN as the go-to site for all the latest info on Donald Trump. And anyway, that “scientifically accurate explainer”  is at best vague, at worst far more misleading than the videos it is supposed to be “fact checking.”

Read the rest on Breitbart.