Tucker Carlson Swipes at MSNBC’s Peter Alexander for ‘Aggressively’ Supporting Gun Control


Fox News host Tucker Carlson called out rival cable news network MSNBC for supporting “gun control protests,” as he played a clip of NBC News national correspondent Peter Alexander talking to Parkland shooting survivors who were promoting their intuitive Parents Promise To Kids.

Carlson argued that Alexander, while speaking to the students, “outright urged his viewers” to fight for gun control.

“Almost every news outlet is pretty aggressively supported recent gun control protests for providing one sided forums to protesters to push their view and excluding anyone who disagrees or in fact attacking them for questioning the decency of children — ‘how could you?!'” Chided Carlson. “On Monday afternoon, NBC went further than that [when] one of their reporters outright urged his viewers to go online and sign a pledge to vote for anti-gun candidates.”

The Fox News host then played a clip of Alexander interviewing two students who survived the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that resulted in the death of 17 people.

“There is also a push called Parents Promise to Kids that encourages voters to sign a contract vowing to vote for candidates who, as they describe it, put child safety ahead of guns,” Alexander says in the clip. “I’m joined now by two of the students who started Parents Promise to kids… Again to those watching you can check out Adam and Zac’s contract at their website Parentspromisetokids.org.”

“Download it, print it, sign it, and post it,” the MSNBC host is shown saying, much to Carlson’s ire.

He concluded the segment on Alexander by asking, “How long before they are sending out directions to Planned Parenthood?”

“Probably not long,” seethed Carlson.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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