Tucker Carlson, Mark Steyn Mock NBC News’ Focus on Muslim Backlash So Soon After Terror Attack


On Wednesday night, Tucker Carlson and Mark Steyn slammed NBC News for a headline they put out hours after the terrorist attack in New York City.

Yesterday, NBC News shared the following:

Steyn called the headline “absurd” and “grossly offensive.”

“NBC’s headline is actually saying, ‘We care more about a hypothetical attack on Muslims that never comes, we care more about that than, say, for example the five dead Argentines being scraped off the pavement in lower Manhattan,'” Steyn said.  “And that is actually a narcissistic and decadent intrusion upon the real news story.”

“But doesn’t it accurately reflect how they feel?” Carlson said. “Indeed, so many of the people in their position maneuvering the levers of power in our country feel. I mean, that’s real. That’s actually their view, isn’t it?”

Steyn agreed and went on to take shots at Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for — in Steyn’s view — essentially believing that “Allahu akbar” is Arabic for “Nothing can be done.”

“I don’t know where they are having dinner tonight, but let’s say Cuomo and De Blasio, whatever restaurant you are in- if you walked in and yelled “Allahu akbar,” they would dive under the table like everybody else,” Steyn insisted. “They understand the distinction but they are committed to framing this issue in a way that assures there will never be strategic clarity about what is going on.”

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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