Fox's Tucker Carlson: Rep. Maxine Waters Is Not A "Moral Leader Of Any Kind"
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From the May 10 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): If you follow politics at all, you probably don't think of California Congressman Maxine Waters as a moral leader of any kind. There were the ethics problems, the nutty statements, the countless unpleasant exchanges with other people. Her fellow Democrats used to seem kind of embarrassed of her, but no longer. According to the Los Angeles Times, Waters has become "Auntie Maxine" on the left, a folk hero beloved for her wisdom and sassy ways.
So Maxine Waters is calling someone else a racist. Huh. Well, luckily we have long memories on the show, long enough to recall the LA Riots of 1992. Do you remember those? 58 people died, many more were gravely injured, including a man called Reginald Denny, who was a truck driver who happened to be at the wrong intersection at the wrong time, and more than anything, the wrong color. Because of his race, Denny was pulled from his truck and smashed in the head with a cinder block until he sustained brain damage. It was a hate crime if there ever was one. It all happened on video tape, a helicopter caught it, and it happened in Maxine Waters' city. But she did not denounce the attack. On the contrary, she all but endorsed the attack.
The leader of the mob that nearly murdered Reginald Denny was called Damien Williams. Now, Maxine Waters visited Damien Williams' mother to offer her support. Williams was sent to prison on a single felony charge of mayhem, but when his accomplices got off, Waters joined in the celebration. Damien Williams was released a few years later and went on to murder somebody else in 2000. He is still in prison today. But Waters did not learn a thing from the experience. She went on to describe the LA Race Riots as, quote, "a rebellion, and in ways understandable." Including, apparently, the part about smashing people's brains in for being the wrong color. Yep, that’s the Democratic Party's new expert on race relations.