Skip to comments.Tucker Carlson Gave the Most Important, Riveting Monologue of His Career and It’s a Must Watch
Posted on 06/02/2020 11:25:22 AM PDT by sickoflibs
Tucker Carlson went live last night after a weekend of violent rioting and looting across many of Americas major cities. He took no prisoners in what was easily the most important monologue of his career. Its a moment in media history that will still be talked about a decade from now. Thats how powerful it was, whether you agree with every conclusion or not.
Over the course of 30 minutes, Carlson laid out the case that our leaders have failed to protect us in this time of chaos. He played the clips of men and women being beaten, the videos of buildings burning, and the recordings of mobs stealing. He showed the complete lack of respect for human life and property. He named names of those enabling it and let no one off the hook. He laid out the core issues tearing the country apart and the nonsensical responses to them.
While I rarely expect people to watch clips I post all the way through, this is one you should really make time for.
You can find the full transcript via The Federalist.
While Carlson has long separated himself as a step above the other prime time hosts, both on his network and others, this cemented his status as an independent thinker not afraid to speak out. The abandonment of these cities by local officials? He nails them. Governors who pander to the violence? He nails them to. Yes, he even goes after President Trump.
The first requirement of leadership is that you watch over the people in your care. Thats what soldiers want from their officers. Its what families need from their fathers. Its what voters demand from their presidents.
People will put up with almost anything if you do that. You can regularly say embarrassing things on television. You can hire Omarosa to work at the White House. All of that will be forgiven if you protect your people.
But if you do not protect them or worse than that, if you seem like you cant be bothered to protect them then youre done. Its over. People will not forgive weakness. Thats the one thing, by the way, that is not a partisan point. It is human nature.
Carlson notes that Trump finally promised action last night, but that doesnt mean his critique and frustrations that it took this long arent correct. The President can follow through now or he cant claim to be the law and order candidate, something I wrote about last night. There are lines that most of his even his most ardent supporters have drawn in the sand. Letting anarchy go unpunished is one of them.
President Donald Trump: If a city or state refuses to take the actions that are necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them.
Good for him.
Immediately after that address, the president walked over to St. Johns, which, we just told you, was burning fewer than 24 hours ago, and that provided a powerful symbolic gesture. It was a declaration that this country our national symbols, our oldest institutions will not be desecrated and defeated by nihilistic destruction. We fervently hope this all works.
Carlson also goes after many feckless GOP politicians, who instead of denouncing the rioting forcibly, chose to instead tacitly encourage it and deliver typical boilerplate platitudes. Further, he absolutely eviscerated Jared Kushner.
Jared Kushner, for one, has made that point out loud. No one has more contempt for Donald Trumps voters than Jared Kushner does, and no one expresses it more frequently.
In 2016, Donald Trump ran as a law and order candidate because he meant it, and his views remain fundamentally unchanged today. But the presidents famously sharp instincts, the ones that won him the presidency almost four years ago, have been since subverted at every level by Jared Kushner. This is true on immigration, on foreign policy, and especially on law enforcement.
As crime in this country continues to rise, Jared Kushner has led a highly aggressive effort to let more criminals out of prison and back on to the streets. This is reckless. At this moment in time, it is insane. It continues to happen.
This goes on for half an hour, and theres little I find objectionable in his words. Perhaps his attack on Nikki Haley was a bit tortured (I dont think she was trying to say what he interpreted from her comment), but given all thats happening and all he said, I struggle to focus on that.
The victims of the riots never existed from Dems and too many Republicans perspectives, just like folks gunned down in cities, just like the aborted.
He doesn’t seem very happy with Jared Kushner.
I happened to catch most of it. I was impressed.
yes, well done indeed.
He had me riveted until he blamed Trump
Saw it too - EXCELLENT!!! Attempted to watch the replay, but Shannon Brie’s extended riot coverage took Tucker’s replay time slot.
Kushner is a known problem.
He was against:
Moving the embassy
Pulling out of Paris climate accord
Pulling out of the Iran deal
Reversing the policy of forcing schools to allow the creeps into the girls bathrooms.
He lost all of those but we dont know how many he won.
I was something to watch. Anyone being able to go 30 minutes without taking a breath, ranting, or repeating themselves is pretty impressive.
Hannity could learn a lesson.
I thought it was good...
I think Trump had to wait and see if the locals could take care of it...
It is time to send in the military to NYC and where they are doing nothing...
They will all want money from Trump...
There will be a mass exodus from these democratic run cities now...
The red states are screwed...
Example Austin Texans...overrun by Californians
I saw it as well. It was right on point.
“Yes, he even goes after President Trump.”
Is there a shortage of that anywhere that we don’t know about?
He portrays Kushner as some sort of Rasputin. Even the photo they dug up was wonderfully creepy. Kushner is a fixture, but I’m not sure how much influence he has. Hopefully he hasn’t won anything that matters.
Apart from being his son-in-law, Trump might find him useful as an indicator of how the Left will react to things.
Hannity tries to impress his audience by stating:”We have known each other for a long time” to celebrities like DJT and Rudy Giuliani and that he has a license to carry and is well versed in self defense I.O.W. he is a stud.
[He had me riveted until he blamed Trump]
Many state and local officials will not act to protect the property rights of their residents, but are actually aiding and abetting the law breakers in their destruction and thievery. Trump could, therefore, invoke Eisenhowers justification:
And Trump is held responsible by voters for rioting in the streets, even though its not really within the normal scope of his authority to put riots down. Voters arent legal scholars. Theyre not up on the Posse Comitatus Act. If Trumps going to be held responsible anyway, then he should use Federal resources and get this resolved. Bush wasnt responsible for Katrinas aftermath. He was held responsible anyway. Theres a lesson in that.
I see this as an opportunity to lock up a bunch of criminals and take felons off the voter rolls, while reminding both owners and employees of small businesses that he has their backs, even if Democratic state and local officials would be content to let them be wiped out financially. The problem with GOP presidents is that theyve often tied their own hands with respect to scofflaw Democratic local officials where Democrats have ridden roughshod over Republican ones. Its time to return the favor.
Remember what happened to the Sheriff of Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio, when he acted up against Obamas edicts? Trump can do the same against the state and local officials that resist his efforts to restore order.
tucker is right.
trump is exposing the lefts leadership.
he will prevail.
we will prevail.
it will be a long hot summer.
He does it periodically.
Tucker Carlson is overrated. There was no reason to go after Trump. The President is not Superman and cannot act on every issue immediately. That rant was something I would expect to hear from a leftist.
Long but worth the time to watch and listen. Some of it is very hard to watch.
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