John Oliver Outs Tucker Carlson As White Supremacist In Damning Segment
Written by Huffingtonpost on March 15, 2021
John Oliver spent the majority of his present on Sunday night time dismantling Fox Information host Tucker Carlson, who he referred to as “essentially the most outstanding vessel in America for white supremacist speaking factors.”
Oliver famous that Carlson makes use of a mixture of questions and coded language to cowl himself and “construct in deniability.”
However the host of HBO’s “Final Week Tonight” mentioned the sample through the years has so been clear that the white supremacists themselves have praised Carlson.
In a single case, Oliver identified, Carlson even made a not-so-thinly veiled allusion to the notorious “14 phrases” of the white supremacist motion.
Oliver additionally confirmed clips of how Carlson portrayed U.S. Capitol rioters as mere involved residents, versus how he handled Black Lives Matter protesters, who he mentioned are “legal mobs” who “don’t contribute to the widespread good, they by no means have.”
“Nicely that’s fairly a special tone!” Oliver mocked.
In one other clip, Carlson bluntly requested a visitor: “Possibly I don’t wish to reside in a rustic that appears nothing just like the one I grew up in. Is that bigoted?”
Oliver was prepared with reply:
“Uh, yeah. Yeah, it’s. That’s like saying I’ve acquired 10 fingers and toes, a sharp face with just a little pink rosebud mouth, a cat-sized physique, a protracted, bizarre tail and I eat rubbish. Does that make me a possum? Sure. Sure it does. That’s the literal definition of the factor you simply described.”
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