Oh my God:

A self-described left-wing Antifa group posted videos of a mob outside the Washington, D.C., home of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Wednesday evening, chanting, “Tucker Carlson, we will fight. We know where you sleep at night.”

The now-deleted video was posted on social media by Smash Racism, D.C. The same group made headlines in September after activists confronted Sen.Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his wife inside a restaurant during Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

The group posted on Facebook that Carlson spreads “fear into our homes,” and said it wanted to even the score.

“Each night you remind us that we are not safe. Tonight, we remind you that you are not safe either,” the group posted. They also chanted, “Racist s—bag, leave town.”

The post was later removed.

More:

Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” was not home at the time. He said his wife, Susie, was home alone and heard the commotion from the kitchen. She called the police and locked herself into a pantry, he said. His brother — who lives close by — arrived about the same time as law enforcement.

The host said activists rang his doorbell, broke his oak door and one protester was apparently caught on security video mentioning a pipe bomb.

She called the police and locked herself into a pantry. 

A middle-aged woman who was home alone, and afraid of left-wing berserkers invading her house because they hate her husband’s TV show. Here’s a tweet with video of the event:

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This hits home for me. Back in 2009, something similar happened to my family, while I was out of town. My employer had to hire off-duty Dallas police officers to sit outside my home for three days. It’s hard to express the hatred one has for activists who put one’s family at physical risk. In Louisiana, if leftist berserkers tried to come through the door here in Louisiana, you could shoot, and it would be perfectly legal. People would buy you a beer to congratulate you for teaching the punks a lesson.

In his column today, Never Trumper Bret Stephens writes:

It doesn’t take a lot to get the average voter to tell you what he doesn’t like about Donald Trump: the nastiness, the divisiveness, the lying, the tweeting, the chaos, the epic boastfulness matched by bottomless self-pity. As my colleague Frank Bruni has astutely observed, Trump is as transparent as they come: You don’t need a Ph.D. in psychology to know that the president is an insecure narcissist with daddy issues.

Then again, what does the average voter think about the people who pompously style themselves “the Resistance”? I don’t just mean the antifa thugs and restaurant hecklers and the Farrakhan Fan Club wing of the women’s movement, though that’s a part of it.

I mean the rest of the Trump despisers, the people who detest not only the man but also contemn his voters (and constantly let them know it); the ones who heard the words “basket of deplorables” and said to themselves: Bingo. They measure their moral worth not through an effort at understanding but by the intensity of their disdain. They are — so they think — always right, yet often surprised by events.

I was a charter member of this camp. Intellectual honesty ought to compel us to admit that we achieved precisely the opposite of what we intended. Trumpism is more entrenched today than ever. The result of the midterms means, if nothing else, that the president survived his first major political test more than adequately. And unless Democrats change, he should be seen as the odds-on favorite to win in 2020.

To repeat: I’d hate to see that happen. I want Trump, and Trumpism, to lose. But if the Resistance party doesn’t find a way to become a shrewder, humbler opposition party, that’s not going to happen. The day Democrats take charge in the House would be a good opportunity to stop manning imaginary barricades, and start building real bridges to the other America.

Good luck with that. Check out the responses to this sweet liberal kid’s tweet:

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The responses include:

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To be fair — and hallelujah for it! — there are a lot of responses praising Colton Winters for his decency. Whoever his MAGA friend is, I hope that kid recognizes it too, and lives the same way.

Imagine being so possessed by ideology that you join a mob trying to beat down a TV host’s door, and drive his wife to lock herself in a pantry, fearing home invasion. Imagine having no clue that your actions only make those who support Trump that much more likely to back him, to keep people like you from winning.

Look, what Trump is doing with the Department of Justice — forcing Sessions’s resignation, making moves that indicate he’s going to try to shut down the Russia investigation — is a clear and present danger to the integrity of our system. But that is abstract to most people. What is not abstract at all is imagining a left-wing mob gathered outside your house, banging on your door and driving your wife into hiding in fear for her life.

UPDATE: Heh.

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UPDATE.2: I’ve seen some prominent lefties denouncing in no uncertain terms what was done to the Carlsons last night. But here’s a prominent DC one who refuses to:

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Matthew Yglesias has a wife and children too. And yet! What a despicable man.

This is the correct view:

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  1. David WS says:

    “It’s all the orange man’s fault!”
    Of course not. The election of the orange man was a response to totalitarian political correctness, the media, deep state, rhinos and open borders.
    Problem is though, it’s much much easier to focus on the divisiveness of the orange man. Rather than focus on the real issues. Especially, when you’re on the Left and you’ve lost most semblance of reason, and are only acting on the emotion.

  2. John Gruskos says:

    BobS,

    1. Every nationalist public intellectual in America, no matter how extreme, strongly condemned lone-wolf terrorists Dylan Roof, the Kansas City and Pittsburg synagogue shooters, the Minnesota Sikh temple shooter etc., and Republican office holders prosecuted them to the full extent of the law.

    This is in stark contrast to the praise Antifa receives from establishment public intellectuals, and the mollycoddling they receive from Democrat controlled state and city governments.

    2. The lone wolves might not have turned to terrorism if establishment sanctioned vigilantes such as the SPLC and Antifa hadn’t prevented sane and reasonable nationalists from organizing and gathering. Maybe we could turned them away from the dark, lonely evil path they traveled.

    In general, far right terrorism tends to be lone wolf, while left wing and Islamic terrorism tend to be the work of terror cells. Therefore, I suspect the best way to prevent terrorism would be to encourage the far right to organize, while preventing the far left and Islamic extremists from organizing.

  3. John Gruskos says:

    “Antifa is an extremist group that almost no one on the left supports, at least when they do dumb things like this.”

    In other words, you agree with Matthew Yglesias.

    You object to this particular Antifa terrorist act solely because it was, in your opinion, tactically unsound.

    If they had stuck to terrorizing those who, unlike Tucker Carlson, have no access to a major media platform, you and Yglesias would presumably be OK with that, because inflicting terror on nationalists and Christian cultural conservatives is intrinsically good, as long as it is done smart and doesn’t cause moderates to sympathize with the victims.

  4. Fran Macadam says:

    ” while left wing and Islamic terrorism tend to be the work of terror cells. ”

    There’s the left wing Unibomber type, the many “false flag” leftist lone terrorists making fake right wing provocations, while most (not all) domestic Islam terror plots are the invention of FBI entrapment stings, with the perpetrators hapless incompetents.

  5. BobS says:

    “lone wolves” like at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville (pick your terrorist group- the KKK, Nazis, etc), Aryan Nations, Proud Boys, the armed standoffs of the Bundy supporters and at Burns, Oregon, the FEAR militia, etc.
    Let’s face it- the threat of politically motivated violence from the right far exceeds anything we see from the left.

  6. JonF says:

    John Gruskos, I have never seen anyone of any significance in the Democratic Party lavish praise on the Antifa. Either A) you live in another universe or B) your “news” source is the ravings of Alex Jones.

  7. John Gruskos says:

    JohnF,

    I’ve never listened to Alex Jones, but since you hate him maybe he is doing something right.

    Here is one example, chosen from many, of the MSM praising Antifa:

    https://www.thenation.com/article/if-you-appreciated-seeing-neo-nazi-richard-spencer-get-punched-thank-the-black-bloc/

    More often, MSM support for Antifa consists of them simply not reporting, or giving slanted reports, when Antifa mobs or death threats shut down right wing attempts at exercising freedom of speech and assembly.

  8. Elijah says:

    “I guess because she [Ford] knew this is what she’d have to go through if she came forward? Or is it because the right wing thinks she deserves it?”

    It’s worth remembering that, as Rod said, she was outed by a “left wing’ sympathizer – to use your terms – against her will. She didn’t come forward herself because she got past the incident in her own life, had no desire to re-live it, become defined by it, or be used by anyone in order to score political points.

    I am 100% in sympathy to Ms. Ford and would like to see the jerk who outed her horse-whipped. But that has nothing to do with “right wing” people.

  9. John Gruskos says:

    BobS,

    There wouldn’t have been any violence at Unite the Right, or any of the other far right gatherings you mention, if Antifa and other violent leftist groups hadn’t shown up determined to use violence to deprive the far-right of their freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, or if the authorities had done their duty and ordered the police to keep the two sides separated.

    The right never shows up at a leftist meeting to shut things down – it is always only the other way around.

    For a long time now, America has had a two-tiered system with regards to freedom of speech and assembly.

    The center-right and the entire spectrum of the left enjoy freedom of speech and assembly, but the far-right does not.

    Far-right attempts at exercising freedom of speech and assembly are shut down by violence, intimidation, doxxing and economic blackmail at the hands of an assortment of leftist vigilantes, ranging from the SPLC to Antifa.

    The media and politicians are complicit. The media either doesn’t report leftist violence, or distorts the facts, while the politicians don’t act to prevent or adequately punish leftist violence. (One of the Antifa harassing Carlson, for instance, had been given a mere slap on the wrist community service sentence after planning a potentially deadly chemical weapons attack on a group of far-right Trump supporters meeting in a hotel)

    Only when the vigilantes make a tactical mistake and attack someone with enough media presence to defend themselves, and an ideology moderate enough to (just barely) fit within the Overton Window, such as Tucker Carlson and Rod Dreher, do the media and politicians reluctantly move into action – and then not out of any moral, legal or constitutional concern for doing the right thing, but only because attacking the likes of Carlson or Dreher is a tactical mistake (for the time being).

  10. EarlyBird says:

    “Fighting systematic oppression,” “believe that minorities’ lives don’t matter.”

    Sheesh. Calm down.

  11. JonF says:

    John Gruskos, the Nation is a privately owned magazine. It is not an organ of the Democratic party. Once again has anyone of any significance in the Democratic Party (federal or major state office holders, nominees, high level staff) praised the Antifa?
    Meanwhile a bona fide mob is trying to prevent the counting of absentee ballots in Florida. This is vastly worse than some dimwit yahoos banging on Carlson’s door. It’s an attack on the democratic process itself, an attempt to use mob rule to install a candidate in office whether he won by votes of not. If this is not a source of outrage to everyone here then you’re straining at gnats and swallowing camels.

  12. BobS says:

    “John Gruskos, I have never seen anyone of any significance in the Democratic Party lavish praise on the Antifa. Either A) you live in another universe or B) your “news” source is the ravings of Alex Jones.”

    Can’t it be both?

  13. Pussilaminous says:

    Still, I believe she was outed by someone on the Judiciary Committee or their staff. If memory serves, she did not necessarily intend to go public. — RD

    …she was outed by a “left wing’ sympathizer – to use your terms – against her will. She didn’t come forward herself because she got past the incident in her own life, had no desire to re-live it, become defined by it, or be used by anyone in order to score political points.
    I am 100% in sympathy to Ms. Ford and would like to see the jerk who outed her horse-whipped. But that has nothing to do with “right wing” people.
    -Elijah

    Glad you both condemn what’s been done to Ford.

    We don’t know who leaked her letter. Probably from the Dems, but maybe not. Staff of JC and many senators knew of it. She had not intended to go public, but she said that she knew that merely by writing it, that could be the result, and she was willing to. Likewise, she was under no obligation to testify in public, but decided to do so because she felt it was important, again, knowing what the consequences would be.

    Again, is no one going to address the issue that Carlson literally laughed on air about the pipe bomb sent to Soros? Or that he has leaked private emails that led to death threats against people? He sure doesn’t seem like the poster boy for innocence on public harassment and terrorism that he’s being made out to be. A truly terrible person.

    Also, these acts of terror and harassment against people on the left have everything to do with people on the right. That’s where it comes from. The leader of the right wing, the President of the United States, openly praises people for body-slamming journalists. Has TC been body-slammed by Antifa? Would Trump praise Antifa if they did?

    It’s been openly declared by the feds that right-wing violence is the most serious source of political violence in the US. And we can see how the GOP that is in control of our government is encouraging it as “defense” against protestors. They called up 5-15k soldiers to “fight” an unarmed caravan of refugees a thousand miles away. Trump himself said that if anyone throws rocks, it should be treated the same as a gun attack, which is an open violation of out own laws and rules of engagement and the Geneva conventions. But that’s okay? Instead, let’s worry about Antifa protesting at Carson’s house?

    Get some perspective, guys.

  14. Sheila says:

    Ok I haven’t read all the comments but the behavior of this group is (to use a relevant word) deplorable. It is particularly egregious since Tucker Carlson is a journalist and not an elected official with real power. Leftists who support or don’t condemn this are high-level hypocrites. I feel bad for Carlson’s wife; it’s terrible that she didn’t feel safe in her own home.

    On the other hand I don’t see logically how voting for Trump, or any politician for that matter, will make antifa go away. Politicians are legislators, not branches of law enforcement. If organized political groups are harassing, intimidating and otherwise breaking the law then you should call the police. Serious question: how will voting for Trump stop antifa?

  15. Sheila says:

    One more thing Rod. Antifa behaved terribly harassing and intimidating Carlson’s wife at his home. However there is no evidence from the video or from the reported story that the antifa protestors were armed or that they tried to break and enter the home. Mrs. Carlson may have been frightened, despite having every right having every right to feel safe in her home, but she was physically unharmed.

    Thus far, Rod, you haven’t written one word about the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks California where 12 people were killed. In fact I haven’t found a single reference to the Thousand Oaks mass shooting on the entire TAC website. This happened Wednesday night, so there has been plenty of time for someone affiliated with TAC to write about it. Rod, is there a reason why you’ve written about a cruel, intimidating but non-violent demonstration but have nothing to say about a mass shooting where 12 innocent people were killed?

    [NFR: I don’t comment on every item in the news. What is there to say about the Thousand Oaks shooting? Far as we know, it was carried out by a veteran with PTSD, with a legally purchased weapon. There is no political meaning in the shooting. What do you expect me to say? The killings were horrible. What does the second sentence say? — RD]

  16. aaron says:

    “Journos don’t like it when one of their own is attacked. Even Tucker Carlson.”

    That wouldn’t necessarily stop them from overlooking a story. I suspect, for example, that you didn’t hear about the two journalists who were assaulted by Antifa during Charlottesville. Jake Tapper covered it but very few others did. Can’t counter the narrative that there was only violence on one side.

    https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/897977496930570240?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fhotair.com%2F%3Fp%3D4015757

  17. VikingLS says:

    “John Gruskos, I have never seen anyone of any significance in the Democratic Party lavish praise on the Antifa. Either A) you live in another universe or B) your “news” source is the ravings of Alex Jones.”

    I don’t know that I would call them IN the Democrat party, but both the New York Times and the Washington Post wrote highly flattering articles about Antifa last year.

    One of the Cuomo brothers also compared them to D-Day soldiers.

    You don’t see things that don’t fit your narrative, but they do happen.

  18. VikingLS says:

    @JoNF

    A bona fide mob on your side tried to prevent Kavanaugh from being confirmed. Now when that happened did you see that as a threat to democracy, or some pathetic losers who don’t count?

    This is how people like you play your little game.

    The liberals, no matter how outrageous, are insignificant and unimportant when they misbehave.

    ANYTHING the from the right, even when it is a bunch of insignificant losers, is a threat to the republic.

    Well where your treasure is, there is your heart, I guess.

  19. Sheila says:

    Rod,

    -On October 24th a man shot and killed 2 people at a Kroger’s after unsuccessfully trying to enter a predominantly black church.

    -On October 28th a man shot and killed 11 people at a synagogue

    -On November 7th a man shot and skilled 12 people at a country and western bar in Thousand Oaks, CA.

    3 mass shootings in 2 weeks. 25 innocent civilians killed.

    One of the men who died in CA survived the Las Vegas shooting last year only to die in yet another mass shooting. His grieving mother got on TV and said “I don’t want your thoughts and prayers, I want gun control”

    Obviously this is your blog and you can write about whatever moves you. But I think that the loss of 12 innocent lives, and the increasing frequency of mass shootings and the reaction of the vast majority of Americans who are fed up with do-nothing politicians is just as worthy of discussion as non-violent demonstrators at Tucker Carlson’s house.

    If you have nothing to say about that, that’s your choice.

  20. Sheila says:

    JonF and VikingLS,

    It would be helpful in this discussion if we could clarify the definition of “mob”. Is a mob a group that physically assaults people and deliberately damages property? Is it a group of non-violent protestors who say words you don’t like?

    The people who protested Kavanaugh’s nomination may have been loud and obnoxious but they weren’t violent. I don’t know anything about anyone trying to stop the recounts in Florida. JonF can you please provide links about people who are trying to stop the recounts, and what tactics they are using?

  21. Fran Macadam says:

    “Once again has anyone of any significance in the Democratic Party (federal or major state office holders, nominees, high level staff) praised the Antifa?”

    Rep. Maxine Waters urged anti-fa style tactics against all administration officials and their families, by physical mob action and intimidation.

    Prominent Democratic activist and fund raiser Peter Fonda infamously called for Trump’s young son to bekidnpped and tortured.

  22. VikingLS says:

    @Sheila

    I’d count a mob as a crowd that breaks the law or attempts to. Trying the physically prevent the swearing in of a justice is not a peaceful protest. It swings on the threat of violence.

  23. BobS says:

    “Rep. Maxine Waters urged anti-fa style tactics against all administration officials and their families, by physical mob action and intimidation.

    Fortunately Rep. Waters had the good sense to stop short of statements advocating assault and battery, such as “Maybe he should have been roughed up” or “I’d like to punch him in the face” or “I don’t know if I’ll do the fighting myself or if other people will” or “The audience hit back. That’s what we need a little bit more of” or “If you do (hurt him), I’ll defend you in court, don’t worry about it” or “I’ll beat the crap out of you” or “Knock the crap out of him, would you? I promise you, I will pay your legal fees”.
    Not to mention her avoidance of fantasizing about engaging in gun violence against boogeymen, like a half-dozen or so comments on this thread (which is odd on Rep. Waters part, since gun fetishism is such a common characteristic of those on the political left in the US).

  24. JonF says:

    Re: A bona fide mob on your side tried to prevent Kavanaugh from being confirmed.

    I must have missed that. What I saw were some quite orderly hearings held in the Senate, which is quite a bit different than a violent band of thugs battering down a door. You’re free to claim the charges laid against Kavanaugh were bogus, but that has nothing to do with a “mob”. And good grief are we really on board with “Let’s stop counting the votes while our candidate is ahead.” Compare the behavior in Florida with that in Arizona where the Democratic Senate candidate has now pulled ahead and the Republican candidate and the Republican governor are behaving with the integrity and decency we should expect from all sides and persons.
    And please put me on record here as saying that the mob at Carlson’s place should be guests of the state in some local hoosegaw.

  25. Kurt Gayle says:

    What happened to Tucker Carlson and his family reminded me of what happened to me and my family many years ago. I was working a union job and I had taken a leadership role in a rank-and-file-led revolt against our very large, very corrupt union. Three days after we had won an important vote against our corrupt union (by a nearly 4-1 vote of the local union membership—we had over 700 votes!) I woke up in the middle of the night (about 3:30 a.m.) with a stomach ache (too many potato chips). It was late summer and windows of our basement apartment were open. As I sat in the living room in the dark sipping on an Alka-Seltzer I heard voices muttering low just outside the window. I couldn’t make out what they were saying, but one of the guys had to go #2 and the other guy was looking around for something that he could wipe himself with. I thought that was odd. Maybe they’re drunk, I thought. Then the two guys began to walk toward the front of the apartment building and I followed them from room to room to see what they were up to. I heard them come in the front door of the apartment building and walk down the steps to our apartment door. As I say, I just figured that they were drunk out of their minds and they had the wrong address. Still, it made me really nervous. So very quietly from an old rotary-dial phone 15 feet from our apartment door, I dialed 911 to report intruders. For a few minutes the two voices whispered outside our door, but when one of them began slipping a plastic entry strip in and out of the door, trying to find the latch, I panicked and began to yell. My wife was awake by then and stood at the bedroom door. The local police precinct is near us and it was just then that I saw “the miracle”: the rotating police car lights through our front window. I heard the two guys run up the steps and out into the front yard of the apartment building. Dressed only in my undershorts I ran out the door after them and yelled to the two policemen getting out of their cruiser, “These two guys. These are the ones.” The police grabbed the two guys and packed them into the back seat of the cruiser and left for the local police precinct. My daughter had slept through all of this, but my wife (who was pregnant with our second child) and I were too shaken up to fall asleep. Then about a half-hour later one of the policemen who had picked up the two guys phoned and said to me, “We need to talk. There’s more to this than two drunk guys at the wrong apartment.” The police detective who came and talked with us told us that one of the one of the two guys had in his jeans pocket file cards with carefully typed information about me, including not only where I lived, the route I travelled to and from work, a description of the apartment building, and other many other particulars. The two also carried equal-sized folded wads of fresh $20 bills. Just then one of the officers searching the outside of the apartment building with flashlights brought in his “find”: In the flowers to the right of the front porch police had found a forced-entry-type plastic strip, two padded mitts, and a single-blade knife “of some sophistication.” About that time someone from the police precinct—who had searched the names of the two arrestees—phoned to speak to the detective. The detective relayed to my wife and me the information that one week earlier these two men had been released from state penitentiary after serving 2-3-year sentences for assault and other felony offenses. Our detective said that it was almost certain that these two men had been contacted to carry out some type of “hit job.” The detective said that there was no way of knowing for sure what the intentions of these two men were: To beat me up, to beat me up and cut me, to stab me, or just to scare-the-hell out of me and my wife. There was no way of knowing for sure that their instructions were insofar as “sending me a message” were concerned. (The detective took down all the information about my rank-and-file union work and the vote 3 days before.) At 8:00 a.m. an anonymous caller phoned and asked me if I had “gotten the message.” I didn’t say anything. That was the only such call that I ever got. And so began the weeks of several-times-an-hour police drive-bys of our apartment building, the weeks of neighbors, friends, and union brothers and sisters accompanying us every time we stepped out of the apartment. We also made some security additions to the apartment doors and windows, etc. The two guys were put on trial several months later. They were represented by two high-price defense attorneys who basically got them off with time served awaiting trial. I never stopped doing the union work I was doing — my wife is a very strong woman who backed me up and said that “if they see that they can scare us away from doing what’s right, who will we be? — but I would be less than honest if I didn’t admit that those two guys and whoever hired them did truly effectively terrorize us. That put a fear in us such as we had never known before or since. Fortunately, wife’s pregnancy wasn’t affected, but honestly, if my wife hadn’t been so strong, there were times when I thought about taking the easy way out and giving up the rank-and-file union work. There must have been fifty times yesterday and today that I have thought about Tucker Carlson and his family. I can’t stop thinking about them.

  26. Kurt Gayle says:

    Tucker Carlson was interviewed Thursday night after what happened outside his home. I was really impressed by what he said (3:31-11:12):

  27. JimDandy says:

    I voted for Trump. I really respect Tucker Carlson. I cannot adequately express my disgust for Antifa. Anyway, here is my conspiracy theory:

    I think Trump loves Antifa. I think he wants Antifa to get more and more extreme with their unforgivable antics. Antifa forces Trump’s nemeses in the Mainstream Media to either play apologist for the absurdly mislabeled “Antifascists”–as Don Lemon and Cuomo and many, many others have–or else officially distance themselves from the crazy, extremist wing of the #TheResistance, thus admitting that there IS a crazy, extremist wing of #TheResistance.

    The federal government could have totally crushed Antifa long ago, but, oddly, they have not. I’m sure the poor guy who got his head split open by an Antifa professor would be unmoved by this tactic of Trump’s–if in indeed it is a tactic–but there is a logic there.

  28. BobS says:

    “Kurt Gayle says:
    November 10, 2018 at 11:57 am”

    That video of Brian Kilmeade on the subway was unspeakably horrible- that poor man, he must have been terrified!
    By the way, wasn’t it Fox that sent Jesse Waters to stalk Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash?
    Just asking.

  29. VikingLS says:

    “I must have missed that. What I saw were some quite orderly hearings held in the Senate, which is quite a bit different than a violent band of thugs battering down a door.”

    https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/protests-build-capitol-hill-ahead-brett-kavanaugh-vote-n917351

    That is LITERALLY something that happened.

    You owe me an apology.

  30. pussilaminous says:

    Here’s a more reliable account of the encounter at Carlson’s house. Based on the police reports, it appears that Carlson is lying and embellishing what happened.

    https://thinkprogress.org/i-was-at-the-protest-outside-tucker-carlsons-house-heres-what-actually-happened-665c2dc0cb67/

  31. Ken T says:

    The story coming out today from neutral eyewitnesses and the police reports basically say that Tucker is lying his ass off. Yes, there was a small group of protesters gathered off his property chanting. Yes, one of the protesters began by knocking on the door, then retreating back to the sidewalk with the rest of the group. NO ONE “battered down his door”. NO ONE was heard making threats of any kind.

    Now here’s what makes this really, really stupid – about 90% of us on the left AGREE that going to his house was dumb and should be off limits. But because Tucker blew it all so out of proportion to what really happened, and because all of you on the right were so quick to jump on the story and claim that there was a “mob” “yelling threats” and “damaging his door”, now instead of saying, “yeah you’re right”, here we are having to defend these idiots against Tucker’s (and your) ridiculous claims.

  32. BillWAF says:

    It appears that Tucker Carlson lied about the demonstration at his home. The police report does not support Carlson’s claims.https://twitter.com/DrRJKavanagh/status/1061595926584791040

  33. BobS says:

    “It appears that Tucker Carlson lied about the demonstration at his home.”

    Shocking, isn’t it?
    Prevarication and outright lying is all the political right has to sustain itself.
    Along with the hate, fear, and greed, of course.

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