YouTube’s political censorship and Bloomberg’s new meme campaign strategy

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – During the senate impeachment trial of President Trump, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul attempted to have Supreme Court Justice John Roberts read a question that allegedly included the name of the whistleblower who helped start the impeachment inquiry.

When the Chief Justice refused to read the question to protect the identity of the whistleblower, Senator Paul then later read the question on the senate floor.

In response, YouTube removed a video that shows Senator Paul reading the question and allegedly saying the name of the whistleblower.

YouTube said in a statement quote: “Videos, comments and other forms of content that mention the leaked whistleblower’s name…. violate its community guidelines and will be removed from the site.”

A YouTube spokesperson said they’ve removed hundreds of videos…. and thousands of comments that contained the name. ”

Media Analyst and Author Mark Dice was in studio to discuss what some are calling political censorship by YouTube, as well as Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg’s new campaign strategy that involves memes.

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