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Fox News Host Tucker Carlson Calls White Supremacy a Hoax

HeadlineAug 08, 2019

Fox News TV personality Tucker Carlson is under fire for insisting that white supremacy is a “hoax” and “not a real problem in America.” Carlson made the remarks on his program Tuesday evening. 

Tucker Carlson: “The whole thing is a lie. If you were to assemble a list, a hierarchy of concerns or problems this country faces, where would white supremacy be on the list? Right up there with Russia probably. It’s actually not a real problem in America.”

Last month, media campaigners launched a campaign to pressure advertisers to boycott Tucker Carlson’s show, after he launched a racist attack on Minnesota Congressmember Ilhan Omar. Carlson has previously said immigration makes America “poorer, and dirtier, and more divided,” and in 2006 called Iraqis “semi-literate primitive monkeys.”

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