Ministry of Truth!!
The "Ministry of Truth" was a fictional department in George Orwell's futuristic novel '1984'. Its mission was to correct the historical record to reflect "Big Brother's" views, who was a dictatorial leader of a fictional totalitarian state Oceania in the novel.
Today, the plot has walked out of fiction and has manifested itself in the real world! Don't believe us? Read on!
The outcry was sparked by the Department of Homeland Security's announcement on April 27, 2022, that it would establish a "Disinformation Governance Board" to combat the spread of misinformation and disinformation on issues such as border security, public safety, and elections, as well as Russian disinformation about the war in Ukraine.
The declared purpose of eliminating misinformation and deception is presented in such a way that it appears uncontroversial. These actions, which the Biden administration is said to be taking, have sparked a heated internet debate. Several critics speculated that this move was a hasty reaction to Elon Musk's impending takeover of Twitter: Officials clarified the situation by revealing that the board's launch had been planned for at least two months—long before Musk's tarantella with Twitter.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responded with a statement that emphasized the goals of the new bureau.
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began working on disinformation several years ago. To ensure that this effort does not infringe on the fundamental right of free speech and to further protect privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties, the Department established the Disinformation Governance Board "According to the statement, "In order to provide this protection, the Board will coordinate the Department's internal efforts relating to disinformation that threatens national security."
Can we draw parallels between the "Ministry of Truth" and Biden’s DGB?
The "Ministry of Truth" and Biden's Disinformation Governance Board have certain similarities. During his presidential campaign in 2020, Biden stated that he would pressure digital giants to crack down harder on disinformation and conspiracy theories that have swept the internet and its users.
The Biden administration has established a board to coordinate the countering of homeland security misinformation. The board will concentrate on irregular migration and Russia "in particular." The board will be created with the goal of 'countering misinformation.' This is, once again, a hyper-partisan effort to label whatever the other side says as "misinformation" and force your own propaganda through. This is what makes Biden's Disinformation Governance Board a "Ministry of Truth" for the twenty-first century.
Some important questions in lieu of DGB!
Who will judge what constitutes false information?
Who will decide what constitutes disinformation?
The Biden administration.
Who will decide what speech is prohibited?
Who will decide what the financial penalty for illegal ideas will be?
Who will determine the length of a prison sentence for publicly disseminating information critical of the government?
Who will lead the board?
Nina Jankowicz will lead the board.
Jankowicz previously served as a Fulbright-Clinton Fellow and advisor to the Ukrainian government. She formerly worked at the Wilson Center as a disinformation fellow. She is the same lady who once warned that armed Trump supporters would turn up at the polls to intimidate voters. The term "truth" is redefined, and truth and misinformation are understood according to ideological preferences. As a result, the Disinformation Governance Board may turn what Jankowicz said about Trump supporters into fact. She's also been known to discount Hunter Biden's infamous laptop as a hoax, blaming the problem on Trump instead.
Here are some interesting tweets and comments from Influential People regarding this development!
Donald Trump Jr tweeted, "…So to make sure there are no abuses of power, we are going to create a hyper-partisan government-controlled Ministry of Truth!!!”
"Biden’s ‘Disinformation Governance Board’ is a real-world Ministry of Truth," Daily Wire reporter Megan Basham tweeted.
Tulsi Gabbard compared the Biden administration to a dictatorship, referring to it as the "propaganda department."
Texas Republican Congressman Troy Nehls tweeted, "They didn't need a 'Disinformation Governance Board' until @elonmusk threatened their control over the narrative.”
Is there anything more dystopian than a federal government-run Disinformation Governance Board?" Dr. Willie J. Montague, a Republican congressional candidate in Florida, took to Twitter to express his concern.
What effects will the constitution of DGB have?
Apart from the illegal migrants and Russia issue, the DGB will also combat false information spread by people smugglers in order to lure migrants to the US-Mexico border. With this year's midterm elections just around the corner, the new board will also keep an eye on Russian disinformation threats and the Kremlin's active disinformation campaign surrounding the Ukraine conflict.
The US has accused Russia of conducting disinformation tactics to sow discord around election time and disseminate conspiracy theories about the US COVID-19 vaccine.
However, conservative politicians and media have chastised the Biden administration for establishing a new bureau to combat the spread of misinformation online. If the DGB becomes a tool for partisan political players, its hazards will be increased.
The fact that Biden's team is putting the Ministry of Truth in the Department of Homeland Security, which has all the guns, ammunition, and bombs, as well as all the spying, monitoring, and espionage tools to "watch over" Americans, is particularly concerning. Biden and his "Stasi" are serious about making it unlawful to hold a viewpoint that differs from that of the government. Residents think they are making it unlawful to think freely, speak freely, and publish freely.
Many Americans and people throughout the world think this is heinous and a clear violation of the constitution. It also informs residents that their thoughts, ideas, editorials, internet comments, and unapproved newspaper pieces, that the government does not sanction, are now prohibited. Speech, opinions, and writings that the government does not approve will become illegal. Many opine that dictator do exactly what Biden and his "Brown Shirts" do. They are making it unlawful to hold an opposing viewpoint. Only the Biden regime's and the Deep State apparatus' ideas, thoughts, and ideals will be permitted. Conservatives and civil rights campaigners are concerned that the board will lead to censorship and restrictions on free speech.