Tucker Carlson calls COVID mask PSA “government propaganda”

Carlson: “Has there ever been shallower virtue signaling?”

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Citation From October 6, 2020, edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight 

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): This summer, the vapid governor of California made a propaganda video informing his citizens of our biggest state that if they don't wear masks at all times, whether those mask help anyone or not, they are bad people. Here's part of it.


What happened to all the watchdogs that are supposed to be a protecting us from state media and government propaganda? Oh, they are all nodding in assent. A simple piece of fabric makes a big statement: "I care." But what if it doesn't help anyone? Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't. Has there ever been shallower virtue signaling? Underneath all of this is cruelty, by the way, and judgment of you. 

The Democrats who hold every statewide office in California understand that for totalitarians to operate a society, they need people to cooperate. So the more people turn on each other and snitch and micromanage one another's lives, the easier their job of control will be. People without loyalty to each other are easy to command. That's the point.