With the climax of The Presidential Reality Show® just a few weeks away, Facebook declared it would eliminate all advertising that aims to “delegitimize” the election.
The Financial Times reported the social media giant changed its hands-off policy regarding political advertising after President Trump raised the topic of fraud during last week’s tense debate in Cleveland. Detractors of the president say his warnings are a desperate attempt to save his campaign. Supporters point to recent undercover footage from Project Veritas that could validate some of Trump’s claims.
Facebook’s policy change includes a ban on ads claiming voter fraud is a widespread issue and ads that attempt to “delegitimize any lawful method or process of voting or voting tabulation as illegal, inherently fraudulent or corrupt.”
Zuckerberg’s relationship with President Trump has been a sensitive topic on the left-leaning Silicon Valley, and his approach to the spread of misinformation has been criticized by members of both political parties.
The Financial Times recalled when Zuckerberg said the platform should not be seen as “the arbiter of truth” when describing his company’s approach to political ads and their truthfulness.
The paper reported that aside from the voter fraud policy, Facebook will also eliminate all ads claiming premature victory on election night.
Rob Leathern, a Facebook Director of Product Management, said on Twitter, “As we get closer to Election Day, we want to provide further clarity on policies we recently announced. Last week we said we’d prohibit ads that make premature declarations of victory. We also won’t allow ads with content that seeks to delegitimize the outcome of an election.”
TRENDPOST: Facebook forbids ads that “delegitimize” the election? What is legitimate about the election? 
For centuries, America’s political system has been controlled by two murderous, thieving gangs who hide behind the Democrat and Republican labels: the “Bloods” constant state of wars that murder millions and steal trillions to wage them and, on the other side, the too-big-to-fail “Banksters” and their Wall Street Money Junkies. 
In America, the land of the leashed, who anointed the high and mighty Silicon Valley Con-men and Con-women to determine what is legitimate or not?
Yet, there are no protests, no pushbacks, in a nation where freedom of expression is being outlawed.

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