Last week, Virginia Thomas, a conservative activist, sent an email blast to friends and associates asking them to join an “influence network” to raise awareness for a new website fighting “corporate tyranny” and social media’s growing power over political speech.

Five days later, in a concurring opinion for a Supreme Court ruling pertaining to Twitter and former President Donald Trump, her husband, Justice Clarence Thomas, issued a similar warning about America’s social media giants. The unprecedented control “of so much speech in the hands of a few private parties” would soon force the court to address how the law handled the major platforms, he wrote. The threat to free speech was a “glaring concern.”

The one-two punch from the Thomases adds to what remains a major rallying cry for conservatives: a perceived censorship of Republicans by major tech companies, especially in the wake of Trump’s election loss and the deadly Jan. 6…

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