Except that there are many other more dangerous hidden targets out there.
Who’s afraid of Tucker Carlson? Just the entire US establishment, that’s all
Tucker Carlson has been in the headlines a lot recently, more than might seem acceptable for a news journalist. But is the Fox News host really the menace to the media that his Democratic detractors proclaim him to be?
Perhaps the best way to describe Tucker Carlson’s career at the moment is with a borrowed quote from ‘A Tale of Two Cities’: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” Although the Fox News personality is at the top of his game, never before has his career looked more precarious than right now.
Last month, as the Covid pandemic was sweeping the country, and the streets were exploding amid ‘peaceful’ Black Lives Matter protests, ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ was the highest-rated cable news show in the country. That special honor, however, was marred by scandal and, some would argue, the fake outrage and hyper-sensitivities of social justice warriors.
Carlson attracted the wrath of his detractors for daring to say that the rioting and looting that broke out during the BLM protests was “definitely not about black lives.” He went on to argue that it was critical to tell the truth when confronted by “the mob,” otherwise “they will crush you.”
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