On tonight’s livestream, Jeff Charles will be discussing social media censorship, the recent comments made by a Chauvin juror, and the reason why conservatives have struggled to gain ground in the culture war.
With the battle over censorship becoming more tense, questions about the government’s role in regulating this behavior have become more frequent. In Florida, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is poised to sign into law a measure that would punish Big Tech companies for deplatforming political candidates. Could this lead to similar legislation in other states?
While many on the right have contended that the Chauvin verdict was influenced more by outside forces than the prosecution’s case, no evidence to that effect has emerged. In fact, at least one juror indicated that his decision was not swayed by threats of riots or comments made by Democratic politicians. What will this mean for the former police officer’s appeal? Lastly, the culture war is an often-discussed topic on the right.
As Andrew Breitbart said: “Politics is downstream from culture.” Yet, it seems that the conservative movement has yet to grasp the full meaning of this statement. They recognize the importance of winning over the culture, but have failed to develop a sound strategy. Perhaps the right’s biggest mistake is casting themselves as the opposition rather than competing with the left on the battlefield of ideas.