Tucker Carlson sprang to the protection of QAnon-backing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on his Fox News present Monday, the identical day Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) lastly condemned the first-term lawmaker’s assist for conspiracies as a “cancer” on the GOP.
Carlson used his monologue to accuse cable information networks CNN and MSNBC of ignoring world information relating to President Joe Biden to concentrate on overlaying Greene’s outrageous feedback and the following requires her to be faraway from Congress.
Greene has backed former President Donald Trump’s election fraud lies, claimed college shootings have been staged and favored social media posts calling for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to be killed.
Carlson prompt she was solely being criticized for having “bad opinions.”
“Oh. So how dangerous is this three-named congresswoman you probably have never heard of? Well, so dangerous that in the name of democracy, she must be expelled tonight from the Congress. That’s what they’re saying,” Carlson sarcastically sniped.
“What do her voters have to do with democracy?” he continued. “That’s not how democracy works. In the new democracy, CNN gets the veto. If cable news doesn’t like your views, you have to leave Congress. That’s the rule.”
“The test is entirely ideological, you don’t actually have to harm anyone to lose your job,” continued Carlson, who final month was slammed for sowing doubt about COVID-19 vaccines.
“This new member of congress has barely even voted, she just got there the other day. But CNN says she has bad opinions. Therefore, she’s the greatest threat we face,” he mentioned. “Now if you’re skeptical about any of this, our advice is keep it to yourself. Because free inquiry is dead, unauthorized questions are hate speech.”
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