We should understand tyranny looms if we do not respond. Ms. Bari says editors live in fear of offending this orthodoxy. Writers are careful lest they ruin their careers. The Times plays it so safe in accepting op-eds Twitter has become the “ultimate editor.”
Facebook, Twitter, and others have been hiding behind section 230(c) of the Communications Decency Act. It protects them from liability based on the content others publish on their platforms that they have been “editing” by their deliberate actions to suppress it. Mr. Trump says that makes them a publisher.