Nate McMurray, the Democrat candidate for New York’s 27th Congressional District, urged Twitter followers Wednesday to “report” Trump supporters.
“When you see fake videos, when you see racism, when you hear support for Trump, do not roll your eyes, do not play nice, do not worry about hurting someone’s feelings, CALL IT OUT — REPORT IT — FIGHT IT,” he wrote.
Thursday, immigration lawyer Matthew Kolken shared a screenshot of McMurray’s tweet and said, “This is a dangerous chill of 1st Amendment freedoms”:
Sveral Twitter users fired back and asked if he was going to report them for exercising their right to free speech.
“I’m a Trump supporter. Whatcha gonna do about it? Are you gonna report me? This is the United States of America and we’re free citizens. I know you liberals are desperate to change that and abolish our freedoms,” one person said.
“In other words, Silence any opinion Nate doesn’t approve of! Do not express yourself or share any thoughts Nate does not agree with! Instead of a civilized debate, shout down the other person and ignore other possibilities! Individualism & free thoughts are forbidden!” another person wrote.
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