June 6, 2023

Two days after Tucker Carson was pinned by Fox News, the former cable host has broken his silence, coincidentally at the exact same time his long-running FNC show was supposed to have aired.

“What strikes you when you take some time off is how incredibly stupid most of the debates you see on television are. They are completely irrelevant,” he began in a video posted online.

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“Where can Americans still find the truth?” he asked, before promising, “As long as there are words, there is still hope.”

Carlson, who ironically last week was the host of TV’s top-rated cable news show and one of the most powerful people on television, deferred to so-called “liars” and declared “the iron law of the universe”: Our current orthodoxies do not hold. Those responsible know this, which is why they are hysterical and aggressive. They have given up persuasion. They resort to violence.”

Then he offered, “Where do you still find Americans saying true things? There are not many places left, but there are still, and that is enough. As long as you can hear the words, there is hope.”

Having recently detained Hollywood legal fighter Bryan Freedman for what could be a fight with Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News, Carlson has been at the center of bogus 2020 election claims and Fox’s highly embarrassing dispute with Dominion Voting Systems.

A series of texts and other internal correspondence from Carlson and other Fox hosts such as Sean Hannity and Laura Ingram proved crucial to Dominion’s defamation suit against Fox.

Carlson was also at the center of a lawsuit from a former producer of his own show alleging that the ex-host, his executive producer and others on the show allegedly engaged in sexist remarks and other vile remarks.

Combined, these lawsuits and the allegations they contain are suspected to be the reason for Carlson’s resignation on Monday.

Of course, he probably won’t be short of arenas in which to share his thoughts. Newsmax has been fairly transparent about his desire to give the right-wing host a new home, as has Glenn Beck.

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