Obama Information Czar Confronted Over "Ban Conspiracy Theories" Paper
- uploaded: May 1, 2012
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During a rare public appearance, the Obama Administration‚Äôs Information Czar Cass Sunstein told a crowd gathered at the NYU Law School in NYC yesterday that he has little recollection of writing a 2008 paper that called for a ban on conspiracy theorizing.
In the question and answer portion of the lecture, We Are Change founder Luke Rudkowski confronted Sunstein concerning his avocation of a ‚Äúprovocateur‚ÄĚ style program to silence what have become the government‚Äôs most vociferous and influential critics.
With tongue firmly in cheek, Rudkowski introduced himself as ‚ÄúBill de Berg from Brooklyn college,‚ÄĚ before directly asking Sunstein to explain his comments.
‚ÄúI know you wrote many articles, but I think the most telling one about you is the 2008 one called ‚ÄėConspiracy Theories,‚Äô where you openly advocated government agents infiltrating activist groups for 9/11 truth, and also to stifle dissent online,‚ÄĚ Rudkowski stated.
‚ÄúWhy do you think the government should go after family members and responders who have questions about 9/11?‚ÄĚ he asked Sunstein.
‚ÄúI‚Äôve written hundreds of articles and I remember some and not others,‚ÄĚ Sunstein replied, denying that he has a firm recollection of the paper.