Fox's Tucker Carlson: "The American Nazi Party And The KKK Don't Really Exist In A Meaningful [Way]"
Carlson: "When You Tie Trump Supporters To Those Groups, That's A Slur"
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From the November 17 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): I guess what I'm looking for here is empathy. So you have traveled all around the world famously to the worse places of the world, Darfur, Mogadishu, Ouagadougou, probably much more than Modesto or Lewiston. I never read a column by you that suggests the people in those places, who support dictators often times are racists or bad people, you would never write that about a poor person in the third world but you are implying that about your fellow Americans.
NICHOLAS KRISTOF: No, I'm not. Tucker. If you look at my columns I precisely said we have to avoid that. It's important not to stereotype Trump voters. I have been taking abuse on that from my fellow liberals. Because these are ideas that I believe in very powerfully. I also think it's important not to demonize Trump voters.
CARLSON: Really? Because the American Nazi Party and the KKK don't really exist in a meaningful, they may have an office or website. They are not tens of thousands of or millions of members. When you tie Trump supporters to those groups, that's a slur.