Facebook, Apple, Spotify, and YouTube have removed the pages and podcasts from controversial radio host and conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones, for hate speech and policy violations. The Morning Joe panel discusses. Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson weighs in:

EUGENE ROBINSON: These private companies had a decision to make, and I wonder why it took them so long. To continue to put up this kind of content invited people like me to say, hold on these are publishers, and they are publishing material that is false and defamatory and they ought to be able to be sued, just like the Washington Post and others can be sued…

I think it was not just a morally correct move by these companies but also a smart business move to fend off what would be the next step, which would be law suits. …read more

Read more here: Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson: “Morally Correct” To Ban Alex Jones ‘Infowars’ From Social Media

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