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Tucker goes there — predicts a hot war with Russia (and maybe China) leading to wartime crushing of political dissent

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Thomas Lifson
March 16, 2023

Love him or hate him, Tucker Carlson has become the most important political analyst of our era. The release to him of suppressed J6 Capitol footage that contradicted the Democrat/media narrative dominated political news until Carlson's questionnaire on Ukraine policy to the potential GOP presidential field knocked it out of the headlines. Not since Woodward and Bernstein dominated the news with Watergate has a media source produced results that focused the national spotlight so completely as Mr. Tucker Carlson. Unsurprisingly, many are the progressives who want to see him knocked off the air.

Last night, he began his top-rated hour-long program with the following startling statement: "You're going to get a hot war with Russia — and China — whether you want one or not."

He followed with analysis of the Black Sea drone incident and the calls for retaliation and escalation from Lindsey Graham and "his friends in the war party" that would likely lead to outright war. And wartime, he noted at the end of the segment, leads to extraordinary suppression of political dissent.

[T]he second we actually go to war with Russia, they will use that as a pretext to crush all dissent. Dissent is not allowed in wartime. And that's what this is really about (in addition to their personal enrichment). It's about changing the domestic politics of the United States. The second we can all say that we are at war with Russia, not 'in effect' but in reality in a hot war which is what they want, that's the moment you are no longer allowed to express your opinion. And the penalty is jail during war.
He linked the timing of the incident to the war skepticism over Ukraine voiced by many of the GOP respondents to his presidential field questionnaire. He also claimed that a majority of both Republicans and the general public do not support war against Russia, yet expression of skepticism is characterized in the media as supporting Russia. The video clip examples he provided were startling

Tucker noted that the U.S. has sent Ukraine more money than the typical entire Russian military budget, yet Ukraine complains that it is running out of ammunition and demands more. So what has happened to the $100 billion–plus sent to the most corrupt country in Europe? Don't ask, or you will be demonized in the media, just as Speaker McCarthy is currently undergoing for refusing to pay a visit to Ukraine to kiss Zelensky's ring.

The fifteen minutes of this opening were the most important thing on television yesterday. If you missed it, be sure to watch the entire segment via YouTube:

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Carlson's inability to control or hide his "girlish giggles and laughs" tells me he is unbalanced and a prime target for an ep[c fall due to hubris. His "past" will be arriving soon.
No ....... "Madcow" is correct.
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"Carlson isn't the Pope but he certainly has enough credibility to satisfy his millions of viewers."

As much could have been said of Bill O'Reilly at the height of his popularity. A suitable replacement is waiting for every "worker bee".
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