(ZEROHEDGE) – In a rare instance of a left-wing Latin American leader siding with Trump, Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has condemned controversial actions taken by major U.S. social media platforms to block Trump messages. He's long had warm relations with the U.S. president even as other regional leaders have remained cold.
Recognizing the extreme dangers and abuse of big tech censorship for political speech, especially statements by elected government officials, Mexico's president underscored that it's an egregious violation and alarming precedent-setting severe abuse of power by Twitter and Facebook – both of which have blocked President Trump's official accounts this week.
"I don't like anybody being censored or taking away from the the right to post a message on Twitter or Facebook. I don't agree with that, I don't accept that," López Obrador said.
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