The Biden administration has paused its recently-created Disinformation Governance Board, which is known as the “Ministry of Truth,” after facing significant public criticism. On Wednesday, Nina Jankowicz, the board’s “czar,” resigned to resume her professional life in the public eye.
The Ministry of Truth was established days after a leftist regime’s domination over one of the world’s most popular social media networks, Twitter, was threatened with a kind takeover by Elon Musk and Tesla and SpaceX CEO. Musk’s stated goals were to promote free speech on the platform. In response, politicians and “experts” — such as Jankowicz — engaged in a smear campaign against freedom of expression throughout the media.
After numerous financial institutions and government scare tactics failed to work, the Department of Homeland Security established a new Disinformation Governance Board, led by a verified leftist who intended to silence free speech online.
The media are portraying the board’s closure as a consequence of right-wing media persecution. They’re talking about genuine news organizations that aren’t simply partisan propaganda arms. Jankowicz had a track record of spreading misinformation, and he was swiftly revealed to be an entirely unsuitable pick for an un-American federal agency.
Conservatives and liberals alike were shocked by Jakowicz’s treasonous comments, her strange behavior on social media, and the importance of her actions. Americans’ anti-democratic idea of openly doing what we have the NSA designed to accomplish in secret caught their attention and held it, resulting in a powerful reaction that was heard in Congress.
The actual reason for the pause on the Ministry of Truth, as has been reported by mainstream media outlets — and a big thank you to all who brought this to public attention — was “right-wing attacks.” And what this implies is that pertinent facts were neglected by Biden’s exuberant speech about free expression. The coverage of Jankowicz and his department, in addition to Biden’s declining political clout ahead of a crucial midterm election season, is what stalled Biden’s Ministry of Truth.
The president has overseen historic inflation, global instability, and even a baby formula scarcity. The effects of the Biden administration’s policies are being felt by regular Americans, and they don’t want to add fuel to the fire with the promise of a Ministry of Truth choosing what is and isn’t real.
“I have chosen to leave DHS in order to return to the public arena,” Jankowicz wrote in her resignation. She added that she was “disappointed that the mischaracterizations of Biden’s Ministry of Truth have become a distraction from my unconstitutional objectives.”
Taylor Lorenz, a reporter for the Washington Post, claimed that “a DHS employee” commented to the newspaper anonymously, stating, “We’ll need another Nina down the road.” The statement was made by Taylor Lorenz, who has been shown to be a poor source of information. However, it does appear in keeping with the present culture of DHS and many on the left who wish to restrict speech via various means while claiming to protect free expression.
The board is simply paused, not terminated. And DHS continues to defend its operations, despite the fact that the goals have been “misrepresented.” The Homeland Security Advisory Council will carry out an evaluation of the Disinformation Board, attempting to improve its transparency, capabilities, and acceptance by the public in other words, we won’t see the last of Biden’s Ministry of Truth any time soon.