Fox News host Tucker Carlson pointed out the blatant hypocrisy of the media’s coverage of the “Unite the Right” rally and the Antifa-led counter protest over the weekend. During a segment of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Monday evening, he discussed the subject with guest Mark Steyn.
“Amazingly and it is amazing, NBC news did not even cover the assault on its own staff. The left did it so it would have undermined their storyline. Screaming leftists in black face masks throwing bottles and calling for the destruction of America and the murder of the president. You know how CNN described this group? As ‘anti-hate group,’” Carlson said.
“The very people decrying fascism are the ones practicing fascism, crushing those who disagree with them, silencing contrary opinions, which they do constantly, threatening violence as they did yesterday,” he continued. “They can call it anti-hate all they want but the truth is they would hurt if you they could.”
On Sunday, the one year anniversary of the Charlottesville riots, progressives and anarchists gathered together as so-called “Antifa” to counter-protest a gathering of white supremacists in Washington, D.C. Many people there expressed their desire to harm the president.
“In fact when you look at what is going on, the increase in the level of targeted intimidation of people who just happen to have a political disagreement with them, I think we are approaching the point which someone will get killed over this. The media will play a large part in that,” Mark Steyn, a guest on the show, stated.