Tucker Carlson has fully left the neoliberal reservation. He is now broaching the sacred cows he presumably was prevented from touching as a Fox News host.
In a podcast from March, he mused about whether Building 7 imploded on itself due to uncontrolled structure fires or whether there might be some other plausible explanation.
“If you say, like, ‘What actually happened with building 7? Like that is weird, right? It doesn’t-like, what is that?’… If you were to say something like that on television, they’d flip out. They would flip out. So you’d, like, lose your job over that.
It’s an attack on my country. Can I ask? I don’t really understand. Do buildings actually collapse? No, they-maybe they do. I don’t know. But, like, why can’t I ask questions about that?”
Media Matters and other corporate media have, predictably, pounced to smear Carlson as a “conspiracy theorist.”
Fox News host Tucker Carlson recently appeared on a podcast and pushed a central tenet of the conspiracy theory that 9/11 was an inside job.
Fortunately for Carlson, and anyone who espouses skepticism of the official 9/11 story, the “conspiracy theory” smear has lost its luster thanks to egregious overuse. Read more…