January 22, 2019
The liberal media had been left reeling after a weekend of spreading misinformation and smears against a group of innocent Catholic high school students who were being harassed in front of the Lincoln Memorial. At the start of the Monday’ edition of his show, on Fox News Channel, Tucker Carlson shamed those who jumped to the conclusions that fit into their narrative. Naming names, Carlson also called out those on the right who did the same thing.
“But did the video really describe what happened? That should have been the first question that journalists asked,” Carlson chided. “Checking facts and adding context is what journalists are paid to do. It’s in the first line of the job description. And yet, amazingly, almost noble in the American media did that.”
After explaining what the original video showed and playing soundbites of the racial slurs and other harassment directed at the student, Carlson blasted “our cultural leaders” as “bigots”. Carlson declared: “It’s not surprising then that when a group of pro-life Catholic kids, who look like lacrosse players and live in Kentucky, are accused of wrongdoing the media don’t pause for a moment before casting judgment.”
Carlson then called out New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman and CNN commentator Ana Navarro for urging the school to expel the kids and lashing out at their parents, respectively. “Others call for violence against them,” he added. “CNN legal analyst Bakari Sellers suggested one of the boys should be, quote, ‘Punched in the face’. Former CNN contributor Reza Aslan agreed. Aslan asked on Twitter this: ‘Have you ever seen a more punchable face than this kid’s?’”
This article was posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:51 am