June 27, 2018
It has only been a year since a deranged Democrat tried to pull off a mass assassination attempt against Republican Congressmen at a baseball practice. With the left’s targeting of Trump administration officials and others for harassment, which was being egged on by California Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D), many reasonable people were rightfully fearful that we might be headed for a tragedy.
This didn’t escape the observation of the Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson on Tuesday as he asked media heads to take measures to stop the division and hatred.
“As progressives become more authoritarian and less tolerant, they seem more convinced that they are fighting actual Nazis rather than their fellow Americans, with whom in the scheme of things, they only have mild political differences,” Carlson noted in his opening monologue.
Carlson observed that “the more they accuse the administration of extremism, the more extreme they become.” This kind of mentality could lead someone to do something unspeakable in the name of their political ideology. As he put it: “[O]nce you decide that the people who disagree with you are Nazis, everything is allowed. Why wouldn’t you threaten them in restaurants or burn their houses down, or who knows?”
“This could very well end in tragedy. You start talking like this and you don’t know where it’s going to go. Some progressive seemed to welcome all that,” Carlson warned. He quoted one liberal PAC head that suggested that anyone who pleaded for calm where “accomplices” of the Trump administration. “Accomplices? This is the language of total war. It’s scary. It has no place in politics,” Carlson declared.
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