Tucker Carlson: "Hate speech" is "a made-up category designed to gut the First Amendment and shut you up"
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From the July 24 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): "Autocratic" -- first they came for John Brennan security clearance and I said nothing -- barf. Next time you hear some blowhard on television warning about creeping authoritarianism, ask yourself, "Am I for unfettered free speech?"
Of course you are, you are an American, that is your birthright and the foundation of all other liberties. Then ask yourself a second question -- "How about the guy on television lecturing us about authoritarianism, is he for unfettered free speech?"
No chance. He considers your opinions hate speech, which is a made-up category designed to gut the First Amendment and shut you up. He'd happily support big tech firms, college administrators, and your company's H.R. department, as they punish you for saying what you think is true. Creeping authoritarianism? It's already here, and that guy is the face of it.