‘Really, Really Evil’: Tucker Carlson Slammed For Sowing Doubt About COVID-19 Vaccines

Tucker Carlson was slammed as harmful, irresponsible and “actually, actually evil” for his monologue Thursday evening which he sowed doubt concerning the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine for viewers of his extensively watched Fox Information present.

Carlson questioned the “glitzy entrance” of the vaccine, mocked “Lord of the Rings” actor Ian McKellen for receiving it and disproportionately highlighted the allergic reactions skilled a handful of individuals who’ve taken the Pfizer/BioNTech shot.

Banners that appeared on display screen throughout Carlson’s monologue learn “BAD VACCINE REACTIONS” and “THERE WILL BE NO QUESTIONING THE CORONA VACCINE.”

At one level, Carlson requested “how are the remainder of us supposed to reply to a advertising and marketing marketing campaign like this? Properly, nervously.”

“Even when you’re strongly supportive of vaccines, and we’re, even when you acknowledge what number of tens of millions of lives have been saved over the previous 50 years vaccines, and we do, all of it appears a bit a lot,” he mentioned. “It feels false, as a result of it’s. It’s too slick.”

Carlson mentioned it was “higher to deal with People like adults, clarify the advantages, be sincere concerning the dangers, and let the remainder of us resolve.”

“On this nation, we management our personal our bodies. They’re all the time telling us that,” he added. “However no. Out of the blue, the foundations have modified. On the query of the corona vaccine, our leaders are positively not pro-choice. Their view is do what you’re informed, and don’t complain, and no uncomfortable questions.”

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on Thursday’s broadcast of “All In,” mentioned the large query now if whether or not the “right-wing disinformation machine” that acquired behind President Donald Trump’s false declare about profitable the 2020 election (as a lot of Fox Information’ personalities have achieved) would do the identical with spreading disinformation concerning the vaccine.

“My understanding is Tucker Carlson was beginning to sorta toy with that,” mentioned Hayes. “In the event that they resolve to try this, then we can have an actual downside on our fingers.”

Critics piled on Carlson:

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