In the back of your mind, you suspected that the Feds were "helping you understand the world" correctly.
That is to say, understanding it the way they want you to understand it: Government is Love. Government is Sweet. Government Takes Care of All Your Needs. Government is Better Than Jesus!!
...There is also a formalized process for government officials to directly flag content on Facebook or Instagram and request that it be throttled or suppressed through a special Facebook portal that requires a government or law enforcement email to use. At the time of writing, the "content request system" at facebook.com/xtakedowns/login is still live. DHS and Meta, the parent company of Facebook, did not respond to a request for comment. The FBI declined to comment....
You also suspected that Our Democracy would concentrate on a few areas of interest, right?
...According to a draft copy of DHS's Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, DHS's capstone report outlining the department's strategy and priorities in the coming years, the department plans to target "inaccurate information" on a wide range of topics, including "the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, racial justice, U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the nature of U.S. support to Ukraine."...
Well, pal, let me clue you in: it is not "our democracy." It is THEIR 'democracy.'
And if you think an election will cure this, you're hopeless.