Adam Schiff takes dim view of social media; says ‘We may all be moving to Canada soon’

Adam Schiff takes dim view of social media; says ‘We may all be moving to Canada soon’
Adam Schiff (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – This must have been quite a forum.]

Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence committee, said Monday that he might want to move to Canada, during a discussion about disinformation and election interference on social media platforms.

“We may all be moving to Canada soon,” he said during a forum on “Social Media Disinformation and Election Interference,” organized by George Washington University. …

Reflecting on a recent House Intelligence committee hearing with social media companies, Schiff said he gets “the sense that there’s something going on at Twitter, that maybe, we’ve reached the last straw for what the management of Twitter can take …”

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He shared his impression of Google after the hearing on foreign influence and election security took place.

“I, until proven otherwise, have the sense with respect to Google-YouTube that their strategy is to avoid the scrutiny of the other platforms and disclose as little as possible,” he said. “It’s not unlike the — although I’m sure they won’t appreciate this analogy — the president’s view that if you don’t test it, there is no virus.

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