One among Fox Information’ most-watched hosts, Tucker Carlson, claimed on Tuesday that white supremacy is “really not an actual downside in America.”
Carlson argued, “the entire thing is a lie,” and that the concept of it’s a hoax created by the media and the left.
Carlson continued, “when you have been to assemble a listing, a hierarchy of issues of issues this nation faces, the place would white supremacy be on the checklist? Proper up there with Russia most likely.”
“The mixed membership of each white supremacist group on this nation would have the ability to match inside a university soccer stadium,” the host concluded with out citing numbers.
“Similar to the Russia hoax, it is a conspiracy idea used to divide the nation and hold a maintain on energy,’ he added. “That is precisely what is going on on.”
Carlson, who’s an everyday supporter and adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has himself been accused of spreading white supremacist speaking factors by claiming “immigrants make America poorer and dirtier” and calling for cultural preservation.
Trump is going through criticism after a white gunman apparently wrote an anti-Hispanic rant earlier than opening hearth with an AK-47-style rifle in an El Paso Walmart killing twenty two buyers — lots of them Latino. The shooter echoed Trump’s language calling Hispanic Individuals “invaders.”
“I’ve lived right here 50 years,” Calrson concluded. “I’ve by no means met anyone, not one particular person, who ascribes to white supremacy. I don’t know a single one that thinks that’s a good suggestion. They’re making this up.”