Whoopi Goldberg Claims First Amendment Doesn’t Allow People To Lie

Whoopi Goldberg On Wednesday, the claimed that First Amendment They did not permit people to “willingly lie” — and argued that Fox News, after airing never-before-seen footage from January 6th, was “recruiting domestic terrorists.”

Goldberg made the comments during Wednesday’s broadcast of her ABC midday talk show — “The View” — and she argued that it “should be against the law” Fox News Host Tucker Carlson To have the right to access and air footage not shown by the January 6th Committee.


“I have a question, I have a question,” Goldberg started by referring to the recently-released footage. “How come this is not thought of as being recruiting? How come they’re not thinking about this as … radicalizing — why is this not being scrutinized the way they scrutinize other things, because to me, this is — this should be against the law.”

“You should not be able to lie to the American [people] — knowingly,” Goldberg continued. “You know, it’s one thing if you made a mistake and you didn’t know, but we heard for five or six years how, you know, the media was a lying sack of doo, they were ‘fake news’ … so how come — what is our — what do we do as Americans to say this is not okay?”

Cohost Sara Haines interrupted, pointing out the fact that people who disagreed with her had a First Amendment right to say so — but Goldberg quickly shot her down.

“The First Amendment doesn’t allow you to willingly lie,” Goldberg claimed that, despite the volumes of caselaw suggesting otherwise all but a few Very specific cases


Goldberg claimed on Tuesday’s show that Americans should believe their eyes and ears when watching footage released the day of the January 6th riot on Capitol Hill — and the footage that was edited, produced, and released by the January 6th Committee — but suggested that the footage aired by Carlson should be held to a different standard.


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