Tucker Carlson Decries Emotional Rachel Maddow Segment as ‘Propaganda’

Tucker Carlson took aim at his cable news rivals yet again Thursday night over their coverage of the Trump administration policy that separated migrant children from their families at the border.

“They seemed hysterical, crazed, nihilistic,” Carlson said of recent coverage from cable news pundits on MSNBC and CNN. “Something had changed, it was creepy.”

He then aired a clip of MSNBC’s Chris Hayes claiming there is a “bidding war” between the U.S. government and cartels in Central America over who can treat migrants worse.

Next up, Carlson played Rachel Maddow‘s attempt to deliver the news, suppressing tears on her MSNBC show, of the “tender age” migrant shelters for babies.

“So according to MSNBC, Trump is literally worse than the Mexican drug cartels, the ones that behead people,” Carlson concluded. “Needless to say, he’s also a racist.”

Carlson added a few more clips, including some more sensationalist commentary from Al Sharpton and Mika Brzezinski.

“What you’re watching there is propaganda,” the Fox News host said. “Over time it’s effective, and of course that’s why they do it.”

“But what does it do to the country?” Carlson asked, moving on to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen‘s ill fated attempt at eating at a Mexican restaurant during the border crisis.

Carlson even managed to get in a swipe at Splinter for publishing Stephen Miller‘s personal phone number.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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