Skip to comments.Illinois US Sen. Tammy Duckworth fires back at Fox News host Tucker Carlson after he questions her patriotism
Posted on 07/08/2020 5:16:27 AM PDT by PBRCat
The volleys started when Carlson, in a nearly 14-minute segment, included Duckworths answer on CNN over the weekend when she was asked whether she also supported removing monuments honoring historical figures in U.S. history who were slave owners, such as George Washington.
In her response, which went on to criticize President Donald Trumps recent appearance at Mount Rushmore, Duckworth said there should be a national dialogue on the issue at some point. When pressed, Duckworth said, I think we should listen to everybody.
On his show Monday night, Carlson noted that Duckworth is among the contenders to be Democrat Joe Bidens running mate this fall and criticized her call for a national dialogue on the historical monuments issue.
Youre not supposed to criticize Tammy Duckworth in any way because she once served in the military, Carlson said. Most people just ignore her. But when Duckworth does speak in public, youre reminded what a deeply silly and unimpressive person she is.
A national dialogue? Please. Theyre not looking for a colloquy. What they want is a soliloquy. We speak, you shut up and listen ... its long been considered out of bounds to question a persons patriotism. Its a very strong charge and we try not ever to make it. But in the face of all of this, the conclusion cant be avoided. These people actually hate America.
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Every word he said about her was spot on. This old twit is as bad as Jon Cary.
duckworthless is also holding up pay increases and pension benefits for American military officers for ONE Ukrainian POS - for political reasons.
Go Tucker go! He is the best!
He nailed it about her and many other Democrats
It needs to be said. They want to transform the country. That's not patriotic. They oppose law and order. That's not patriotic. They oppose national borders. That's not patriotic. They staged a coup against a legally elected president. That's not patriotic.
We cannot back down on this.
She was invited to go on the show, and make her point. She refused. Time for scumbags to be called out, and people see what they are.
Duckworth is pure scum.
Just because she served in the military and was wounded doesn’t mean anything so was Benedict Arnold. She’s an enemy of America.
Just as he said she would and in exactly the same manner...
It demonstrates why at this point, I will NEVER listen to a Democrat
If they get asked a straight up ‘yes’ ‘no’ question and cannot/will not answer without some BS, tour de force (THEY think) about everything on earth... then they are obviously lying and waaaayyy TOO stupid for me to listen to them!
Agreed and I let it be known to everyone now regardless of who they are that if you vote Democrat you are anti American. No such person can claim they are for America and be patriotic when you do not even want a border. Without a border you do not have a country plain and simple.
The left the Democrats have gone too far now with their marxist crap.
Democrats are the party of Marxism and that’s not the American way.
Tucker Carlson has a pair as big as softballs and as hard as diamonds. Everyone should notice which sponsor has not only stayed with Tucker, but appears to have increased his support. That sponsor is MYPILLOW and its owner Mike Lindell. I just placed an order for Mike’s biography, Against All Odds, and two of his pillows. Please support Tucker Carlson by doing business with MYPILLOW and others that support Tucker. And flush those former sponsors down your toilet like they were used toilet paper.
I have plenty of vets who are anti American and vote Democrat. Many were in the Air force, Navy who only joined to get their freebies and never gave a crap about serving their country in a patriotic way.
Marines , Coast Guard seemed the most patriotic from the people I have met and have known.
Just because ANYONE lost their legs in battle, it doesn’t give them the right to stand for, or say, things that are wrong. People take advantage of ANYTHING to grab for power.
Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson re-upped his criticism of Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) after questioning how she and others in the Democratic Party could run a country that they hate a night earlier.
Carlson reminded viewers how Duckworth said statues and monuments dedicated to former President George Washington should be under consideration for removal.
“To morons like Tammy Duckworth, George Washington is just some old white guy who needs to be erased,” Carlson explained. “‘Let’s tear down his statues. Rename our capital ‘Sharpton,’ or ‘Mandela’ and let the revolution continue! But hold on — not so, fast. Changes that profound deserve a debate, not some fake national conversation where they scream commands at you, and you get to obey, but a vigorous, reasoned exchange between adults.”
“We wanted to have an exchange like that with Tammy Duckworth tonight. So we called her office, and we invited her on the show. Her flack informed us that before even considering our request, we must first issue a public apology for criticizing Tammy Duckworth. In other words, ‘I will not debate you until first you admit you’re completely wrong.’ Keep in mind, Tammy Duckworth is not a child, at least not technically. She is a sitting United States Senator, who is often described as a hero. Yet Duckworth is too afraid to defend her own statements on a cable TV show. What a coward. Tammy Duckworth is also a fraud.
DUCKWORTH is being considered as the VP candidate for BIDEN.
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