Actress blasts Twitter CEO, asks Joe Biden how he feels about ‘TOTAL censorship of conservatives’

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 Actress Kirstie Alley tore into Twitter and its founder/CEO, Jack Dorsey, after the platform banned President Donald Trump and several of his conservative allies.

“Hey @jack Why didn’t you suspend these four people’s accounts for inciting riots for months? 30 people died..billions of property destroyed .. millions terrorized ? Bueller Bueller?” Alley wrote in a tweet containing memes featuring controversial comments made by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats — none of whom have been equally censored or banned from the platform.

One meme quoted Pelosi as saying, “I just don’t know why there aren’t uprisings all over the country…maybe there will be” — which stemmed from a 2018 press conference in which she was talking about children being separated from their illegal immigrant parents.

The memes also featured an infamous quote from Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), in which she told supporters in 2018, “If you see anybody from [Trump’s] Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and create a crowd and you push back on them and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.”

In another Twitter post, Alley said that by letting private businesses such as Twitter to “discriminate against anyone they want because of politics then we are laying the groundwork for businesses to discriminate against race, gender, religion, sexual persuasion etc..GIANT STEP BACKWARDS.”

She directed yet another at President-elect Joe Biden, asking him what’s his “take…on TOTAL censorship of conservatives?”

“I know that many times you have said you’re going to be the president of both parties. I really wish you would speak out and object to censorship on behalf of all people. Thank you,” she added.

The “Cheers” actress also retweeted a story about one of many Antifa-led assaults against a federal courthouse in Portland over the summer, writing: “Remember this? Remember all the fires, killing, terrorizing, destruction and yes, at FEDERAL buildings? It was HIDEOUS & ILLEGAL. Remember how these criminals got FUNDED & bailed out? NO ONE WAS OUSTED FROM PLATFORMS including politicos who ENDORSED the VIOLENCE. Remember?”

Earlier, Alley blasted “big tech” in general, saying that all Americans should be concerned about censorship in a tweet that has since been deleted.

“ALL people should be concerned is the KEY here. It’s true, the average person will no longer have a platform to speak their views. This is called SLAVERY. This censorship proves BIG TECH now holds the keys to the chains,” she wrote, linking to a statement from the ACLU in which the organization also expressed anxiety over the Trump ban.

“We understand the desire to permanently suspend him now, but it should concern everyone when companies like Facebook and Twitter wield the unchecked power to remove people from platforms that have become indispensable for the speech of billions — especially when political realities make those decisions easier,” senior legislative counsel Kate Ruane said.

“President Trump can turn to his press team or Fox News to communicate with the public, but others — like the many Black, Brown, and LGBTQ activists who have been censored by social media companies — will not have that luxury.”

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