Tucker Carlson's guest compares COVID restrictions to being “second rate slaves”

Tootie Smith: “We are adults. We do not need to be treated as second rate slaves in our own homes”

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Citation From the November 17, 2020, edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight 

TUCKER CARLSON: People like Governor Brown will be the first ones to say politicians keep their hands off my body, and here she is encouraging the police to come into your home on one of the most sacred days of the year and determine who's eating there, does she see the irony there or no, do you think? 

TOOTIE SMITH (GUEST): Oh no, I don't think so at all. I think she's in total control and domination over our population.


SMITH: She's issued this edict statewide to all 36 counties, regardless of the count. Regardless of the infection rate. Regardless of the testing.

Not even Governor Newsom from California has done that. He's allowed each county an autonomy to make their own decisions. But our Governor hasn't because she obviously does not trust the elected officials in each of our counties in Oregon.

We've been in a lockdown for 8 months now, Tucker. People understand what to do to be healthy. We have been browbeat over the head with wearing masks in public -- which I do, by the way. With social distancing, to stay home if you are sick. Be clean. I think our people have the intelligence, the education and the independence to make their own decisions. 

We are adults. We do not need to be treated as second rate slaves in our own homes. 

CARLSON: Good for you.