MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace took down Tucker Carlson’s 1/6 lies whereas discussing the damaging unfold of Capitol assault propaganda.
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Carlson stated, “There’s no proof that white supremacists had been chargeable for what occurred on January sixth. That’s a lie. Opposite to what you have got been listening to there’s additionally no proof this was a, quote, armed rebellion. Unusually, a number of the key individuals who participated on January sixth haven’t been charged. Take a look at the doc. The federal government calls these folks unindicted co-conspirators. What does it imply? Probably each single case they had been FBI operatives.”
We don’t amplify Tucker Carlson for no purpose. we don’t do it typically However, we present it to you at present to display how harmful these lies are after they’re repeated on networks and exhibits like his and websites a lot of Individuals belief as info. Let’s dig into these particular feedback. There was a declare that January sixth was not an armed rebellion. Numerous movies and photographs from the day present rioters holding a number of weapons, issues like stun weapons, pepper spray, flag poles, and 4 defendants have now been charged with firearms violations.
There’s additionally Carlson’s egregious lie that the FBI was behind the capitol riot. That falsehood was rapidly dispelled but it surely didn’t cease it from discovering its method into the halls of Congress, the place some Republican lawmakers repeated the false declare. One other false concept unfold far and broad was those that stormed the Capitol had been really members of Antifa disguised Trump supporter costumes. It’s a declare the FBI Director was pressured to handle and shot down.
Tucker Carlson is the propaganda minister for home terrorists.
Tucker Carlson is harmful as a result of he’s the cable information propaganda minister for home terrorists. It’s no shock that Carlson would defend white supremacists as a result of they’re a few of his most devoted viewers.
The info matter. The one method that Tucker Carlson and Donald Trump will reach rewriting the historical past of 1/6 is that if folks like Nicolle Wallace and each different American neglect the info.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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