Throughout the last year we have reported on multiple accusations of major social media giants that have targeted and discriminated against conservative voice on their platforms.
On Tuesday, The Daily Caller reported that Google Ads notified Blackburn’s campaign by email that it would not allow two of her campaign videos to be seen because they did not meet Google standards.
“Unfortunately, we won’t be able to show your ads on Google, our search partners, or on Display Network placements until you edit your ads or keywords to make them compliant with our policies,” the company told Blackburn.
Two versions of the ads titled “Stop the Mob” — one 30 seconds long and the other 15 seconds long — show Blackburn at a campaign event asking for a moment of silence for the 11 victims of the Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting, then being interrupted by protesters.
Blackburn’s campaign intended to promote the two ads on various Google internet platforms but they were rejected due to “shocking content” within the video.
You be the judge. Are these videos shocking and offensive, or just very effective campaigning that could damage Democrats’ hopes of a “blue wave” on Tuesday?
Offensive language by liberal protesters was bleeped in both ads.
Well, maybe the ads are shocking in that they accurately depict “the mob” the left has descended to in today’s political theater.
“Blackburn, who previously chaired a House panel investigating the sale of fetal tissue by Planned Parenthood, claims in the ad to have ‘stopped the sale of baby body parts.’ A Twitter representative informed Blackburn’s vendors Monday that the ad was blocked because Blackburn’s reference to fetal tissue was ‘deemed an inflammatory statement that is likely to evoke a strong negative reaction,'” according to The Daily Caller.
There was only one short statement about abortion and selling of baby parts near the middle of Blackburn’s video. Apparently that may have been too distressing for the tolerant left’s liberal snowflakes to tolerate.
— Marsha Blackburn (@VoteMarsha) October 9, 2017
“I’m 100 percent pro-life. I fought Planned Parenthood and we stopped the sale of baby body parts, thank God,” said Blackburn in her campaign video.
That’s it. That’s the inflammatory message. I haven’t determined if the language in question was referring to stopping the sale of baby body parts or invoking God in her comments, but both are OK with me.
I’ve always subscribed to the philosophy that you’re not being effective in your cage rattling if someone isn’t complaining about you.
If that’s the case, Blackburn must be burning it up in Tennessee, since social media is pushing back so hard against her and campaign for the senate seat vacated by the retiring Bob Corker.
While Twitter eventually walked back its ban of Blackburn’s ad, her campaign is “skeptical” as to whether any of the social media giants will treat her fairly in the future.
The only thing that can stop this blatant attack on conservative speech and intentional undermining of the Trump administration agenda is for conservatives to vote Republican in the upcoming midterms.
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