Did Tucker’s Last Major Guest Lead to His Firing?
Speculation is still swirling about why Tucker Carlson was cancelled by Fox News. The major mainstream outlets have credited his dismissal to a few leaked text messages and video footage revealing Carlson making “crude and offensive” comments off air. Some outlets pointed to the lawsuit brought against Fox and Carlson by Abby Grossberg. Still others claim that the Dominion Voting defamation suit was the impetus for the ouster. I have given a different explanation.
Those who consider the removal of Carlson from mainstream media to be nothing more than showbiz nonsense fail to recognize that one of Carlson’s last shows featured an interview with the highly controversial US presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. If Tucker already posed a significant threat to the establishment with his trenchant opposition to the ongoing US-inflamed war in Ukraine; his exposure of the January 6 tapes and the role of Ray Epps in that “insurrection”; his platforming of Donald Trump and Elon Musk; his ongoing criticism of the immigration crisis; and his coverage of the “coincidental” fires at food processing plants and factories, then his platforming of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was a bridge too far.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is a not only a scion of the most famous political family in modern American history, but for the establishment, he also represents the most potentially damaging figure to throw his hat in the presidential ring in recent times. Bearing the
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