During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was forced to admit that he’s not an expert on voter fraud even though his company routinely acts as the “arbiter of truth” when it comes to elections.
“Mr. Dorsey, does voter fraud exist?”, Cruz asked
“I don’t know for certain,” Dorsey responded.
“Are you an expert in other fraud?,” Cruz shot back.
“No I’m not,” Dorsey admitted.
“Then why is Twitter right now putting purported warnings on virtually any statement about voter fraud?” Cruz pressed.
“We’re simply linking to a broader conversation so people have more information,” Dorsey said.
Cruz shot back, saying, “No you’re not. You put up a page that says ‘voter fraud of any kind is exceedingly rare in the United States.’ That’s not linking to a broader conversation, that’s taking a disputed policy position. And you’re a publisher when you do that.”
“You can take a policy position, but you don’t get