The Washington Post reports:
“They’re killing people,” Biden said Friday on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One on his way to Camp David for the weekend. “Look, the only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated. And they’re killing people.”
Biden was asked to clarify those comments Monday after giving a speech about increasing support for his infrastructure plan. The president said he’d recently read an article about how the majority of misinformation on Facebook came from a dozen individuals.
“Facebook isn’t killing people, these 12 people are out there giving misinformation,” Biden said. “Anyone listening to it is getting hurt by it. It’s killing people. It’s bad information.”
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#BREAKING: President Biden clarifies controversial comments about Facebook, says he hopes platform doesn’t take comments “personally” and will combat misinformation: “I’m not trying to hold people accountable, I’m trying to get them to look at themselves.” pic.twitter.com/rzhbQxt4C9
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