TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): The whims of our political leaders are now unquestioned law. Dissent has been banned, and that ban is relentlessly enforced by the willing stooges in our media who have finally stopped pretending they don't hate you. They definitely do.
What country is this? Well, it's a country in a lockdown. We're told we have no choice but to do this, to stop our lives completely. Mass quarantines, they tell us again and again, are the only way to save lives, but that's a lie. They don't know it's true, despite what they claim. There is no scientific record to consult. It's never been done. We are currently living through the largest and most expensive experiment ever conducted in human history. We have spent trillions of dollars and crushed millions of people purely on the guess that a nationwide lockdown would save us from the coronavirus. Has it worked? Was the guess correct?
Public officials are instead by and large ignoring any evidence that indicts their policies, or, critically, that might threaten their new and much loved power. They don't want to know what the facts are. Indeed, some of them are even now, right now, promising even longer lockdowns, ones that extend maybe through the end of the summer, and even tougher punishments for those who disobey them.
They're deploying drones to catch people who dare to go outside -- Americans. This is insanity. It is definitely -- and this cannot be stated emphatically enough -- it is definitely not science. This is not science. It has nothing to do with the public's health, much less the broader public interest.
This is instead what happens when mediocre people suddenly find themselves with godlike power. Deciding who can go outside, when people can get married, which medical procedures you are allowed to have. That's a feeling of omnipotence, and they like that feeling. It fills an empty place inside. They don't want to give it up. They want it to last forever, even as the country dies. But it can't last forever, because it's not their country. It's ours.