From five questions concerning social media companies deplatforming users for venturing off the reservation of allowable opinion, a censorship index by selected demographics follows. Because pro-censorship rates are similar by subgroup for each item the index is calculated by a simple average of percentages in favor of deplatforming across the five categories. These categories are “violent content” (a movie trailer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood?), “hate speech” (sex is a biological construct?), “supporting overthrow of the government” (the Declaration of Independence?), “promoting racial division” (Black Lives Matter?), and “spreading disinformation” (Iraq had weapons of mass destruction?):
They made Socrates drink hemlock. They nailed Jesus to a cross. And you thought they’d support your right to criticize their overlords?