Fox & Friends’ Brian Kilmeade: Mob Was ‘Getting Paid’ to Threaten Tucker Carlson’s House
Brian Kilmeade has an idea of what was afoot on Wednesday night outside of Tucker Carlson’s home that he was eager to share with his Fox & Friends viewers Friday Morning. He believes that the threatening mob that gathered outside the Fox News’ host were getting paid to do sow.
Some background: on Wednesday night a group of 20 or so aggressive protestors gathered outside Carlson’s private home in a threatening and violent manner.
This reprehensible and cowardly act has not only launched a police investigation in the D.C. area in which Carlson and his family reside but has also spawned a universal and bipartisan outcry of condemnation from media figures from across the political spectrum.
Steve Doocy then shared a joint statement from Fox News executives Suzanne Scott and Jay Wallace, that read in part “We as a nation have become far too intolerant of different points of view. Recent events across our country clearly highlight the need for more civil, respectful and inclusive national conversation. Those of us in the media and in politics bear a special obligation to all Americans to find common ground. ”
But the conversation turned back to Kilmeade who shared his own theory without evidence that the protestors/violent mob outside Carlson’s home were “getting a paycheck” to do that. He compared the violent mob outside Carlson’s to Thursday night’s mass of protestors organized to protest the firing of Jeff Sessions last night.
Kilmeade said “I sense they are getting paid,” adding, “I think all these protests all of a sudden pushing for Jeff Sessions and are outside Tucker Carlson’s house getting a paycheck to do just that.” Doocy followed with “well we don’t know that.”
There is zero evidence reported to date that these protestors were getting paid for their actions, and to suggest that is, at best, a specious idea to suggest. It’s actually closer to an unfounded conspiracy theory that undermines the thoughtful statement put out by the Fox News executives cited above.
Watch the clip above, courtesy of Fox News.
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