For years Tucker Carlson was telling his viewers that white nationalism doesn’t exist. The Fox Information host even continued to make this argument after his prime author, Blake Neff, resigned over racist and misogynistic remarks he had made.
The prime-time information character has additionally executed his finest to minimize the January sixth assault on the Capitol.
Carlson informed his viewers in mid-January, “You know what that was, and also you additionally know what it wasn’t. It was not an act of racism. It was not an revolt. It wasn’t an armed invasion a brigade of harmful white supremacists. It wasn’t. These are lies.”
The Fox host has additionally argued that home terrorism isn’t an actual risk to the USA. He makes this pitch regardless of that undeniable fact that FBI Director Christopher Wray has informed lawmakers:
“What I can inform you is that, throughout the home terrorism bucket class as a complete, racially-motivated violent extremism is, I feel, the most important bucket inside that bigger group, and throughout the racially-motivated violent extremists bucket, individuals subscribing to some form of white supremacist-type ideology is actually the most important chunk of that.”
Nonetheless Carlson mentioned on his Thursday present that preventing home terrorism will solely create extra terrorists. “Properly, they’re creating extremists, simply as we did in Iraq. They’re creating — they’re making it a useless certainty that someone is gonna be pushed into complete lunacy and do one thing horrible. I imply, they’re making individuals loopy. And dramatically elevating the possibility that one thing actually terrible goes to occur. And I’m upset about it, I feel all of us ought to be.”
Todd Neikirk is a New Jersey based mostly politics and expertise author. His work has been featured in psfk.com, foxsports.com and hillreporter.com. He enjoys sports activities, politics, comedian books and spending time on the shore together with his household.