Victor Davis Hanson: The Silicon Valley ‘Masters of the Universe’ Lack the Intellect, Morality to Tell Us What Is Permissible Speech

Breitbart | 10/30/2018 | Staff
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Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” the Hoover Institution’s Victor Davis Hanson weighed in on the effort to weaponize tragedy through the politicization of tragedy.

At question was the scrutiny of speech, particularly from the right and how it is blamed for the recent string incidents, including a pipe scare aimed at Democrats and media personalities, and the weekend’s synagogue shooting tragedy in Pittsburgh.

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Hanson argued the rules weren’t clear and those that are currently attempting to define them, including the so-called “masters of the universe” of Silicon Valley lack the intellect and/or morality to do so.

“[T]he American people think, ‘Well, wait a minute — I don’t like hate speech or tough speech, but I don’t know what the rules are. It’s not symmetrical. It looks like it’s a left-wing electronic ring of terror. These self-appointed Facebook Robespierre in a nanosecond can guillotine you,” Hanson explained. “People don’t like that. So, we’re saying, ‘What are the rules of speech?'”

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