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    Re: Tucker Carlson

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    So given what was believed to be factually true by Tucker and the Host, there is nothing "atrocious" in the exchange. In sum, here is Carlsen's points in regards to Warren Jeffs:

    - Tucker not endorsing polygamy.

    - WJ is accused of felony rape but he did not rape anyone in those charges.

    - WJ is accused of facilitating a marriage between 27 year old and a 16 year old.

    - WJ "arranging a marriage between a 16-year-old and a 27-year-old is not the same as pulling a stranger off the street and raping her. That's bull****."

    - Tucker believes Jeffs religion is a cult that is immoral and disgusting. But "The question is, two questions -- one: Is this guy one of the top 10 most dangerous people in America? The answer is no, unequivocally no. And two: If you’re, like, for the government butting out of the bedroom and for gay marriage, and for the right of strip clubs to operate unimpeded by governments -- how exactly can you be against polygamy? On what grounds are you against polygamy? I don't get that."

    There is nothing atrocious in these comments, they are libertarian and spot on.

    Carlson is correct that Jeffs was accused only of facilitating the union, but instead got two felony rape charges. While Jeffs was suspected of his own plural marriages to underage girls by this date, there were no such criminal charges against him.

    And Carlson was not alone in questioning the fairness of the charge: "Daniel Medwed, now a professor of criminal law at Northeastern University, said the rape as an accomplice charge was typically reserved for suspects more directly involved in a crime, such as leading someone into a room where a rapist is waiting."

    Columnist Ellen Goodman also wrote: “For that matter, how can you convict a man as an accessory to rape when the alleged rapist himself — the husband — hasn’t been charged?” Goodman wrote."

    Finally, "The Utah Supreme Court later overturned the conviction, saying the jury should have focused more on whether Jeffs directly caused the rape. There also were questions of whether witnesses fabricated and backdated medical reports. The Washington County Attorney’s Office dismissed the charges."

    In other words, Carlson was correct in his skepticism. Later, when WJ was convicted in 2011 he WAS found guilty of actual rape of young girls. Carlsen did not object to the fairness of those charges and the conviction.


    What Tucker Carlson got right and wrong about Utah polygamist Warren Jeffs - The Salt Lake Tribune
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    Re: Tucker Carlson

    Quote Originally Posted by marke View Post
    You can criticize the man all you like but he has offered any of his critics to come on air in the present to discuss his past comments.
    "Watch my show! Boost my ratings and I'll explain my comments only then!"

    ...What a joke...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoist View Post
    "Watch my show! Boost my ratings and I'll explain my comments only then!"

    ...What a joke...
    We should not be surprised that democrat moon howlers will slander Tucker Carson for being a conservative spokesman. Look at what the loony tune liberals are saying about Trump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marke View Post
    We should not be surprised that democrat moon howlers will slander Tucker Carson for being a conservative spokesman. Look at what the loony tune liberals are saying about Trump.
    You support a narcissistic clown who has to lie about the 'Tim Apple' incident. The pity I feel for you guys is immense.
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    Re: Tucker Carlson

    Quote Originally Posted by Geoist View Post
    That is not the definition of a free market.

    Under the so-called free market, people are free to organize voluntarily. That includes organizing to boycott. The advertisers did not want to be boycotted so they pulled their ads from Tucker's show. Remember when you guys did it by breaking your Keurig coffee makers?
    You think that is free market. Organizing behavior to influence the market is not free market. I have Econ books you could read.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoist View Post
    "Watch my show! Boost my ratings and I'll explain my comments only then!"

    ...What a joke...
    Why ask the man for clarification when it is so easy to just assume the worst and slander him mercilessly without allowing him to defend himself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoist View Post
    You support a narcissistic clown who has to lie about the 'Tim Apple' incident. The pity I feel for you guys is immense.
    What Tim Apple incident? Did you hear about the Washington Post and other major outlets being sued by the Catholic school kid for lying about him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by marke View Post
    What Tim Apple incident? Did you hear about the Washington Post and other major outlets being sued by the Catholic school kid for lying about him?
    "The greatest political scandal in American history is being met with denial and obstruction from Republicans, whose party once championed the rule of law."

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    Re: Tucker Carlson

    Quote Originally Posted by Nap View Post
    And where exactly did he do that? I glanced through the transcripts and he was talking about arranged marriages between a 16 year old and a 27 year old. 16 is the age of consent in many states and is not pedophilia.





    He later even clarified his statements saying that it was disgusting and immoral, I'm not quite sure what the issue is.
    The girls were as young as 12yo.

    Your need to lie about it shows that even you know how deplorable he is
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    Re: Tucker Carlson

    Quote Originally Posted by marke View Post
    Why ask the man for clarification when it is so easy to just assume the worst and slander him mercilessly without allowing him to defend himself?
    Give it a rest. Tucker's own words condemn him. You just can't spin Iraqis are primative monkeys and women are primative. You can't spin his claim that White men built civilization.

    Tucker is a White supremacist. He was accused of that long before the tapes.

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