YouTube Cen­sors Cruz’s Video Prais­ing MRC Exposé of Big Three’s Ele­va­tion of Gazan Actor

YouTube Censors Cruz’s Video Praising MRC Exposé of Big Three’s Elevation of Gazan Actor

Anti-free speech YouTube tar­get­ed a video from Sen. Ted Cruz’s pop­u­lar pod­cast where the law­mak­er praised a report from MRC’s News­Busters about fake videos depict­ing alleged vic­tims in the Gaza Strip.
YouTube placed a con­tentious age restric­tion ban­ner on the Nov. 14 episode of The Ver­dict pod­cast. Dur­ing the show, Cruz and co-host Ben Fer­gu­son high­light­ed a study by News­Busters that exposed ABC, CBS and NBC for using dubi­ous footage from Saleh Alja­farawi who has gone viral over accu­sa­tions of being a cri­sis actor in the Hamas-gov­erned Gaza Strip. “This video may be inap­pro­pri­ate for some users,” YouTube inex­plic­a­bly warns poten­tial view­ers, before ask­ing users to log in and “con­firm” their age—but wait, there’s more.
Even for users who agree to sign in, YouTube placed yet anoth­er warn­ing. “The …