On Monday, Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson put rising crime in the United States at the feet of ‘angry white liberal’ academics, who he said held ‘all the political power’ in major cities around the world. country.
During an appearance on “Fox & Friends,” Carlson agreed with New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D)’s claim that revival policies were creating an increase in crime and called on him to ” reimburse the police” and to bring back the stop and search.
“I mean, they’re shocked if you get rid of the cops, you get more crimes…and punishments, exactly, that’s true,” Carlson pointed out. “If you let people out of jail, as long as they weren’t in the Capitol on January 6, if you let everyone else out of jail, you get more violence. And there is nothing shocking about that. It’s been almost exactly two years since the experiment began – since the death of George Floyd, Memorial Day 2020, and they got exactly what we knew they would get.
He continued: “Eric Adams is a guy who could solve this problem. I mean, he was a subway cop. He won the mayoral race talking about crime. The question is can he do it? I mean, I’m skeptical. You see Eric Adams, Al Sharpton, you know, the traditional left-wing political leaders say it’s just terrible for the poor, for everybody, but you wonder if they have actually the political power to defund the police and start, arrest and re-search and punish gun crimes I mean the thing that nobody mentions is for all the gun control talk to fire and how we have to take away your guns and you are not allowed to defend yourself they let out people who were found with illegal guns in committing crimes from prison so they don’t enforce at all gun laws. And, you know, that’s t a huge problem.
According to Carlson, efforts to defund the police “are not ideas that started in the black community.”
“I mean, if you want to be upfront about it, these aren’t ideas that started in the black community,” he explained. “It’s the angry white liberal academic ideas, and it’s a tiny minority of New York, but that’s where all the political power is. And so, you have to wonder, like, can Eric Adams do something about it?
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