Chinese Dissident Suggests Political Correctness Making America An Authoritarian State (VIDEO)

A well known dissident from China named Ai Weiwei recently appeared on Firing Line and suggested that political correctness is leading America down a dark path of authoritarianism.

He said that it is not unlike what happened in China during Mao’s Cultural Revolution.

He makes a compelling case.

The Daily Wire has details:

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Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, a famed artist and activist, warned Americans during an interview that aired late last week that they are already under the control of an authoritarian state, they just don’t realize it yet.

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Weiwei said that the situation in China has become “more extreme, in terms of censorship, in terms of their tolerance to dissidents.” He later added that he was not hopeful for China’s future given the direction that China is going.

Later, when asked about authoritarianism in the U.S., Weiwei said “certainly, in the United States, with today’s condition, you can easily have an authoritarian.”

“In many ways, you’re already in the authoritarian state,” he said. “You just don’t know it.”

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When asked how so, he responded, “Many things happening today in U.S. can be compared to Cultural Revolution in China.”

“Like people trying to be unified in a certain political correctness,” he continued. “That is very dangerous.”

Here’s the video:

He makes a good point, doesn’t he?

Just to be clear, it is the left that is making this happen, not conservatives.

 

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