Tucker Carlson Tells Critics to ‘Calm Down’: ‘This Country is NOT on the Verge of Genocide’
Fox News’ Tucker Carlson pushed back against people criticizing him for a segment where he called white supremacy a “hoax,” telling his critics “for the sake of the nation, calm down.”
“People know their country is in decline and it’s making them turn to new political leaders. Donald Trump was one of those new leaders, Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are a couple of others,” he said in a promo posted to Twitter.
There’s been a tremendous response to last night’s show. The left wants to silence us. They won’t. Here’s a portion of our response from tonight’s show. Watch this video and watch #FoxNews at 8pm ET for more. pic.twitter.com/bMRdIeC33b
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) August 7, 2019
“This a time of frustration … it’s a hard time for America. But this country is not on the brink of genocide, it’s not even close to that,” Carlson said. “This is not a white supremacist country plotting the slaughter of its own people, it’s a kind country.”
“Going forward, give them the benefit of the doubt, even when you disagree with them,” he continued. “And remember the alternative is disaster.”
Watch above, via Fox News.
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