Tucker Carlson Accuses 'Greasy Politician' Obama Of 'Desecrating A Funeral'

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Thursday attacked former President Barack Obama for his eulogy to civil rights icon John Lewis, the longtime Georgia congressman who died earlier this month on the age of 80.

Carlson started by attacking the Black Lives Matter motion and telling viewers that the “skilled left” is “not such as you in any respect.” 

“Their first intuition is to control moderately than persuade. They disguise their actual beliefs,” he stated. “They are saying exactly the alternative of what they imply each time. They accuse you of the crimes they themselves are committing.” 

He stated they “don’t imagine within the existence of fact,” and he used Obama’s speech at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta as “proof.”

Obama, in his eulogy to his good friend and idol, stated the best way to honor Lewis can be motion on voting rights, one of many Democratic congressman’s core points and a trigger he risked his life to advance. 

“If you wish to honor John, let’s honor him by revitalizing the legislation that he was prepared to die for,” Obama stated. He additionally known as for an finish to gerrymandering, usually done to disenfranchise Black voters, in addition to the filibuster, which he known as a Jim Crow-era relic.  

However Carlson known as Obama’s eulogy “a divisive and deeply dishonest marketing campaign speech.”  

“It’s arduous to imagine that clip is actual, however it’s, all the way down to the cloying faux accent, Mr. Hawaii Man,” Carlson stated, including: 

“Think about if some greasy politician confirmed up at the one you love’s funeral and began throwing round silly partisan speaking factors about Senate process. Are you able to think about that? You’d be shocked if that occurred. You’d most likely stroll out. Desecrating a funeral with marketing campaign slogans? What sort of individual would try this?”

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