Rob Smith ‘not stunned’ George Orwell’s ‘1984’ reached Amazon’s high sellers amid Big Tech censorship

George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984” reaching Amazon’s high record of ebook purchases amid Big Tech censorship isn’t a surprise, podcast host and creator Rob Smith mentioned on Wednesday.

“I think that the pendulum is going to shift too far and even some people on the left are going to start saying ‘Woah, what is going on now?'” the host of “Rob Smith is Problematic” advised “Fox & Friends.”

Smith mentioned “1984” is promoting as a result of individuals are rising involved over the censorship of a president.

“When you think about what has happened over the course of the past week, when you had the president banned from Twitter, banned from Facebook, banned from Instagram, banned from Snapchat. I bet you didn’t even know he had a Snapchat. He did, it was hysterical,” Smith mentioned.

Smith went on to say, “But this is sending a chilling message to free speech and it is everything that the book ‘1984’ was talking about so I am not surprised that more people are discovering and rediscovering that because it is practically what we are living in right now.”


Smith reacted to the dystopian novel, which a story a couple of society managed completely by the federal government, topping Amazon’s bestseller record.

Meanwhile, YouTube mentioned Tuesday it had eliminated new content material from President Trump’s official channel and can forestall movies from being uploaded for at least every week.

The firm, which is owned by Google, mentioned the choice was made “After review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence” within the wake of a pro-Trump riot that breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. 

“Given the ongoing concerns about violence, we will also be indefinitely disabling comments on President Trump’s channel, as we’ve done to other channels where there are safety concerns found in the comments section,” YouTube added.


Smith mentioned that the pendulum will swing additional as a result of it has even alarmed the “far-left crazies” on the American Civil Liberties Union. 

“Even some of them have gone on record, some lawyers for the ACLU have said that silencing the president of the United States has gone too far.”

Fox News‘ Brie Stimson contributed to this report.

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