CNN Analyst Juliette Kayyem Says Conservatives Are ‘Abusing The First Amendment’

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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CNN’s National Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem said Monday that Conservatives are “abusing the First Amendment” after Kanye West, now known as Ye, announced he would be purchasing Parler.

Ye announced Monday that he is set to acquire Parler just days after getting kicked off Twitter. “In a world where conservative opinions are considered to be controversial we have to make sure we have the right to freely express ourselves,” Ye said.

Kayyem said that Ye’s announcement has the media talking about the platform more than it ever has, but that Parler “is there to thrive in what they call ‘a world that can’t be canceled.'”

Kayyem added that conservatives flock to Parler because they don’t like to be criticized.

“So obviously they’re just abusing the First Amendment. They’re not being silenced. The market has decided they don’t want some of this behavior, insurrection, incitement, violence on their platforms. So when Twitter takes Donald Trump, there’s no First Amendment allegation. But they like throwing words like that around because of the righteousness of which they like to claim, they’re racism or anti-Semitism,” she said.

Parler’s CEO George Farmer said “this deal will change the world.”

“This deal will change the world, and change the way the world thinks about free speech. Ye is making a groundbreaking move into the free speech media space and will never have to fear being removed from social media again.”