Tucker Carlson claims Democrats get into office only because of "single women who are dependent upon the government"
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From the October 15 edition of National Review's The Jamie Weinstein Show:
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JAMIE WEINSTEIN (HOST): What issue do you think is most undercovered by the press?
TUCKER CARLSON: Oh, the collapse of the family. I mean, nothing matters -- nothing matters if you grew up -- and again I -- just for the third time, I did not grow up in a traditional family, so I know a lot about it. I'm not attacking anybody, but I'm just saying if you get to the point where half of the kids in your country are born out of wedlock -- it's so bad, and it's not -- I'm an Episcopalian, just to be clear. I'm not an evangelical, I'm not pushing a theocracy on anyone. But we have mountains of social science that show us the results of that, and they're devastating and terrible and sad. And our policymakers endorse it because it helps them get elected. Democratic Party gets into office because of single women who are dependent upon the government. That's true. Talk to any Democratic consultant, they'll tell you that. And so they abet the destruction of the family, consciously or not. And the Republicans, because all they care about are tax rates, don't say anything about it. There's nothing more important than that. And we ignore it because "marginal rates are the most important" -- oh be quiet. You're so unwise. Go away. That's how I feel.