Tucker Carlson: Germany Is Attempting To Atone For Its Past By Purposefully Allowing Refugees To Hurt Them
Carlson: “What You’re Describing There Is Masochism. You’re Describing A Country That Wants To Hurt Itself”
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From the April 25 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Time for tonight's reality check. In the past five years, Germany has taken in a staggering number of migrants for company to the back country its size. From 2014 to 2016, asylum applicants rose from 172,000 to 441,000, all the way up to 722,000. Now, who would've thought that all those migrants are having a big effect on the crime rate? Well if you thought it, give yourself a gold star. According to the interior ministry of Germany from 2014 to 16, the number of migrant criminal suspects have tripled to more than 174,000. Is there a lesson here or should we all just pretend it's not happening?
CARLSON: So, Germany is one of the richest countries in the world. It's the economic engine of Europe, dominates Europe, economically. what would they do this?
JIM HANSON: It's the Euro-crats. It's that, you know, PC mentality that says we want to make the world a better place. I share that, you know, I share that. I want to help people who are in trouble. That doesn't mean you should uproot them, let them move and bring all of them to a country where they don't have the ability to fit in. I mean, you've got right now 50% of German women saying they're scared to go out at night alone. That's a problem. Even the 50% rise in crime stats is an artificially low number they because the police are being told to minimize the number of crimes they report as immigrant related. You know, the Euro-crats don't want the results of their insane policies exposed. It's a bad situation.
CARLSON: That's, what you're describing there is masochism. You're describing a country that wants to hurt itself.
HANSON: Or that feels guilty. You know, there's a concept of liberal guilt where they want to wear that hair shirt, they want to make things better because they feel bad about what they have. And I think Angela Merkel is a perfect example of that and the ruling class in Germany wants to make up for bad things in their past.
HANSON: Wants to do the right thing because they're good liberals and progressives. And in this case, what they think is the right thing is an awful thing. And for them, for France, for the Scandinavian countries, they always want to hold out as an example of how to have a social democracy. It doesn't work.