Tucker Carlson says criticism of his misogyny is why we’re currently in a “dark age” and what led to the end of science, art, comedy and creativity
Carlson: "If you’re wondering how we wound up in the dark age we are currently living through, this is how we did”
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From the January 3 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): All we can do is tell the truth about what happened, which we did, because it actually matters. And that turned out to be too much for the people who believe it's their job to prevent you from knowing why your country is going down the tubes. Those people got very angry.
CARLSON: If you're wondering how we wound up in the dark age we are currently living through, this is how we did.
This is why important science is no longer being conducted. This is why art isn't being made. This is why comedy is dying. It's why people aren't thinking for themselves anymore, which means the end of creativity.
It's why the rest of us stand by like cowards as the innocent are punished for crimes they didn't commit, because we are all terrified.
We are terrified of being denounced by some mindless ideologue on TV, or shamed and ostracized on social media for stepping out of line, or silenced completely by some big tech firm.
A mob of angry children is suddenly in charge of the country. These aren't people seeking a revolution, they're fighting for the status quo, to protect their own status. They are drunk on power, and they are looking for new people to hurt. Someday, we are going to look back on this moment with shame and horror.
But in the meantime, we should remember that terror only works if we play along with it. So, what if we decided not to?
What if all of us decided to tell the truth about something, every day, in public? What would happen then? What could they do about it?
They can't punish everybody. We're the majority. Let's try that.