Tucker Carlson and Kyle Rittenhouse campaign for pardon of Texas man convicted of murdering Black Lives Matter protester

Carlson: “George Soros can’t pay for people to put his political opponents in jail and then have a Republican governor ignore it”

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Citation From the April 10, 2023, edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight 

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Perry is behind bars tonight, but the governor has instructed the pardons board to work on an expedited review. That's required by law in Texas in order for a pardon to occur. But he is pardoning this man. That is obviously the right thing to do. George Soros can't pay for people to put his political opponents in jail and then have a Republican governor ignore it. 


CARLSON: How do you think Daniel Perry feels tonight sitting in jail? 

KYLE RITTENHOUSE (GUEST):  I can only imagine. He's probably sitting there wondering what happened. He defended himself. He knows what he did was right.


CARLSON: As he was driving for Uber. I mean, the least powerful person in our society attacked by one of the worst people in our society, who's out there rioting. As in your case, you were trying to defend a used car lot and a child -- convicted child molester tried to kill you. And they took the convicted child molester's side. Do you see parallels here? 

RITTENHOUSE: Absolutely, and you see the double standard in this case. People aren't talking about the fact of the person -- the second person who attacked Daniel Perry by -- after -- after Sgt. Daniel Perry defended himself against Garrett Foster, he was then shot at three times by a person who was never charged by the Travis County D.A. -- somebody who recklessly fired a slew of shots -- who -- at Daniel Perry's car. And they don't want to talk about that. They don't want to talk about the recklessness of that and they don't want to charge him. It's a double standard. And it's not okay.