Tucker Carlson attempted to rationalize the actions of the 17 years old man Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who allegedly killed two protesters and injured one in Kenosha, Wisconsin during the protest on Tuesday night. Due to this attempt of Tucker he is again under fire. This is not the first time that he is under fire he had previously said various things which lead him to face such circumstances. “How shocked are we that 17-year-olds with rifles decided they had to maintain order when no one else would?” Carlson told his viewers on Wednesday during a segment on Kyle Ritten house, the teenager arrested and charged with murder for the incidents on Tuesday.
There were various tweets about this incident of Tucker Carlson
Even the two current Fox News advisers said that they are distancing themselves from Tucker Carlson; they went on twitter to distance themselves from Tucker “Tucker Carlson Tonight”. Gabi insurance tweeted “We do not condone his words and will not participate in his show indefinitely.” There were various calls for advertisers to pull off the ads from the Fox News show.
Due to these situations which are created by the Tucker the Fox News faces lot of problems, earlier this year, companies like T-Mobile and various others pulled out ads. Various other companies canceled ads after the controversies; Laura Ingraham lost about 50% of the air shows. And now “Fire Tucker Carlson” now is trending on twitter. On his show Wednesday, Carlson played a clip of the gunman firing at protesters, saying a court will decide whether he was acting in self Defence. “We do know why it all happened though,” he continued. “Kenosha has devolved into anarchy because the authorities in charge of the city abandoned it. People in charge, from the governor of Wisconsin on down, refused to enforce the law. They stood back and watched Kenosha burn.”
The teenager has been taken into the police custody and police identified the victims who were 26 years old from Silver Lake and other one was 36 years old from Kenosha and expected to survive. There was a warrant against him charging teen with first- degree intentional homicide police said.