When California Elects a Right-Wing (Equally) Unconstitutional Governor

Source: Town Hall
by Larry Elder

“California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces no real opposition for reelection in November, is on a rampage. The most recent unconstitutional legislation he signed includes an anti-First Amendment law requiring social media platforms ‘to publicly post their policies regarding hate speech, disinformation, harassment and extremism on their platforms,’ according to The Hill. Newsom issued a statement: ‘California will not stand by as social media is weaponized to spread hate and disinformation that threaten our communities and foundational values as a country. Californians deserve to know how these platforms are impacting our public discourse.’ Would this ‘hate and disinformation’ pertain to Democrats like former Vice President Al Gore, Hillary Clinton, Stacey Abrams, former President Jimmy Carter and Jan. 6 Committee Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, all of whom have questioned the legitimacy of elections lost by Democrats?” (09/22/22)