Skip to comments.Social media backlash resurrected over Biden's transition team's ties to Facebook and Twitter
Posted on 10/19/2020 1:51:55 AM PDT by Libloather
The Biden campaign is facing renewed criticism over its deep connections with Big Tech after both Twitter and Facebook censored a story from The New York Post detailing allegedly corrupt business deals by Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden.
The move prompted fresh criticism on social media over the Biden transition teams hiring of top Facebook executive Jessica Hertz, which reportedly came days after the 2020 Democrats campaign penned a letter to the social media giant urging them to censor President Trumps posts.
Twitters suppression of the Hunter Biden revelations also came days after the companys director of public policy, Carlos Monje, reportedly left his post to work for the Biden transition team.
Joe Concha, a media reporter for The Hill, underscored the timing of the events on Twitter Sunday after a user observed that the New York Post is still locked out of its Twitter account for publishing a story that made Joe Biden look bad.
In a related story, Carlos Monje recently left Twitter as director of public policy to join Joe Bidens transitional team, Concha wrote.
Other Twitter users accused the Biden campaign of not even trying to hide it at all, noting that both Hertz and Monje have history working for Democrats.
Hertz was principal deputy counsel in the Office of the Vice President from 2012 to 2014 according to her LinkedIn, while Monje worked on the Obama White House's Domestic Policy Council according to his LinkedIn.
Hertz will oversee enforcement of the Biden campaign's ethics plan and related matters.
"As the Vice Presidents former deputy counsel with experience advising high-level federal agency officials, Jess is exactly the kind of thoughtful and principled decision-maker who can ensure the Vice Presidents high standards are upheld during the transition," a campaign spokesperson told the New York Post.
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The NY Times really should fact-check that mess.
Prove me wrong!
Just a coincidence /sarc to the max
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