Former FEC Chairwoman Calls for ‘Regulations’ of Political Speech on the Internet | Heat Street

The former Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ann M. Ravel says that political speech must be controlled on social media. She presented her remarks in a speech at UC Berkeley, calling for regulations against “fake news.”

Ann has been trying to change the FEC for a while. Her efforts have brought some scorn:

(From the Above linked Atlantic article) Conservatives and libertarians accused her of trying to censor the Internet. She was called a “disgusting fascist Nazi” and a “totalitarian thug.” One couple wrote to Ravel, who is Jewish, at her public email address: “Pravda would be proud of you, or Joseph Goebbels.” Another person wrote her: “Die, fascist, die!”

What is amusing about the Atlantic piece is the fact they point to Ravel being a Jew as a defense for her fascist crusade to censor the internet. It is not a defense but an indictment.


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