Author Robert Greene’s 15th Law of Power urges readers to “crush your enemy totally,” pointing out that “if one ember is left alight, no matter how dimly it smolders, a fire will eventually break out.” The left seems to be adhering to this when it comes to dealing with social media company Parler, which became popular among conservatives after dealing with biased censorship on other sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
It was not enough to remove the site entirely from app stores and hosting services. Now, House Democrats are trying to use the FBI to take further action against the company under the guise of investigating the origins of the U.S. Capitol riot. But GOP lawmakers are pushing back.
Democrats Call For FBI Investigation Into Parler
Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have called for an FBI investigation to determine whether or not Parler was a “potential facilitator” in the planning of the assault on the Capitol building on Jan. 6. House Republicans on the committee argued that any FBI probe into social media should also include Facebook and Twitter instead of focusing only on Parler. They argued that the request, which came from committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, is “evidence” of the “growing alliance between Big Tech and Democrats.”
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