Tucker Carlson: “The threat to rural America from this virus is minuscule”

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Citation From the April 23, 2020, edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): So maybe the lesson of all of this is not every place in America is the same. Not everywhere is New York or New Jersey. The threat to rural America from this virus is minuscule. So why are we punishing the people who live outside the cities? It seems mindless and cruel, which is to say it's perfectly consistent with this political moment. If this pandemic was disproportionately hurting rural America, would we respond the same way? If towns in Maine like Rumford and Andover and Buckfield were highly infected with the coronavirus, would Bill de Blasio shut down midtown Manhattan in response?