The White House: Like Being in Prison

Many view Lopez as a political prisoner sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison in 2015 on trumped-up charges related to a period of deadly antigovernment protests in 2014.

During the visit with Tintori, the president seemed unfamiliar with her and her experiences, The Post reported, though he reportedly knew enough to have “praised her past as a reality television star in Venezuela’s version of ‘Survivor.'”

The president and the first lady also reportedly tried to commiserate with Tintori through a source of their own discomfort: the White House.

Melania Trump said she sympathized with what Lopez had gone through in jail in Caracas, Venezuela, adding that the White House felt as confining as prison, two people familiar with the meeting told The Post. Donald Trump reportedly agreed.

There’s really only one way to find out; C’mon, Mueller!

The White House: Like Being in Prison

Neo-Nazi Internet Options

Yet the decision of web providers yanking services and ejecting Nazi scumbags is apparently a controversial and unprecedented issue. It would appear that until now, like Trump, internet companies like Facebook and Cloudflare have not shared the instinctive moral revulsion most Americans, Europeans, and British feel toward white supremacists and neo-Nazis…

It should be noted that press has simultaneously noted that hate groups and white supremacist memes “thrive, even in wide open, public communities” on Facebook. Don’t worry, it’s still a clean, well-lit place for fascism: Facebook still defends Holocaust denial as free speech as its policy, despite the fact that it is illegal in 16 countries because it is linked to violence against Jews…

The problem is that the same companies we’re cheering at to take a bite out of Nazi privilege and access are the same companies whose takedown and censorship processes are muddy — which is what gives them play to censor people they simply don’t want on their services. Like people who work in the sex industry, and LGBT people, who are most often silenced at the censorship end of these policies. One need only read the news over the past several years to see that legitimate voices get silenced online far more than those of aging skinheads and young Nazis.

Neo-Nazi Internet Options