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Tucker Carlson distances himself from Buffalo suspect replacement theory Payton Gendron

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson distanced himself from himself and network from the alleged shooter in Saturday killing of ten people in Buffalo supermarket, who allegedly wrote a document confirming “great The Theory of Substitution – Once a racist idea that has become a refrain for Carlson and other prominent conservative media numbers.

At the same time, the most popular Fox News presenter said on Monday evening that the long document allegedly posted Peyton S. Gendron, which suggested that white Americans risk of “replaced” by people of color because of immigration and higher birth rate was not politically motivated, and that the Democrats’ reaction to the mass shootings was attack on free speech.

“What he wrote is not add up to the manifesto,” Carlson said, noting that what Gendron allegedly wrote was racist. “This is not a scheme. for a new extremist political movement, not to mention inspiration for racist revolution. Anyone who claims that he is lying or did not read.

Carlson is not directly mention a racist theory during a monologue upstairs of his show. Guest, who denounced racism and described the 18-year-old Gendron’s alleged document as “an incoherent forgery”. of slogans and internet memes, some of which categorically contradict one another,” said, “The document is unrecognizable. left- right or right; it’s not political at all. The document is crazy.

Carlson – who It has faced side check critics such as Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (DN.Y.) in days after the shooting for repeated promotion of parts of substitution theory on his show – whipped out in media Media and President Biden blaming Democrats of using mass shootings to curb the freedom of speech of conservatives.

“So what is hate speech? Well, that’s what our leaders hate,” he said. “So because a mentally ill teenager killed strangers, you shouldn’t be allowed to express your political views. out loud. This is what they tell you. That’s what they have wanted to tell you for long, but the Sabbath massacre gives them a pretext, an excuse.”

Carlson’s remarks appeared in the Washington Post. review of more over 600 pages of Messages found this Gendron, who White, decided in February to target Buffalo’s Tops grocery store store based on on his local black population. In Gendron’s 180 page document, of Conklin, NY is suspected to have written that he indicated he was a radical online. Gendron’s alleged document does not mention that he followed Carlson or his show.

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Gendron pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in attitude to attack on Saturday, which was broadcast live online.

Replacement theory, once espoused by far-right white extremists, has garnered attention in recent years, due in part to Carlson promoting it millions of spectators. He mentioned variations on idea in more over 400 episodes since 2016, according to New York Times analysis. of his program.

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An hour before Carlson show Monday, Sumer directly blamed Fox News and Carlson of hate speech in nation, “spewing out”poison” of racist”great substitution theory. in the Senate floor speech, Sumer also Republicans said who stick to former President Donald Trump’s philosophy propagated this dangerous rhetoric, “that people of people of color and minorities somehow pose a threat… to the American way of a life.”

“This is the theory of substitution in in a nutshell, Schumer said. “This is a dangerous and deeply anti-American worldview. it’s poisoning peoples’minds who spend hours wandering around darkest wasteland of Internet. And let’s clear this message that also found a special home in several right editions and on one cable news channel in especially Fox News.”

Sumer, who called on Fox News “stop spreading ideas like substitution theory on them shows”, repeated the analysis of the Times that Carlson mentioned versions of theory more than 400 times.

“Four hundred timesSchumer repeated. “This is poison spreads one of the largest news organizations in the country.”

Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-Illinois) endorsed Schumer, saying: on Senate floor”Ten people died in Buffalo. Will Tucker Carlson take 10 minutes to apologize? for Any role he could play in such an outcome? We will see.”

In his Monday show, Carlson opened program noting gun violence in the united states over weekend including massacre in Buffalo. Calling the alleged document racist but not political, Carlson pointed to how Gendron allegedly suggested that Fox News was “part of of some global CONSPIRACY against his.”

“He wrote like mental patient he is incoherent, irrational, paranoid,” he said, calling Gendron a “sick” mind. “Now it’s true and not what makes the atrocities he committed easier carry. If your daughter was killed on Saturday in Buffalo, you wouldn’t care why the killer did it or who he voted for”.

Carlson then shifted his attention from substitution theory and Gendron’s supposed work to the reaction of Democrats who he said, “coordinated campaign blame these murders on their political opponents”.

“‘They did it!’ “Payton Gendron was the heiress of Donald Trump,” they said. us. Trumpism made a mass murder in Buffalo,” Carlson said.

Guest also took take aim at Biden, citing a Politico report on how the president “began telling his aides that he no longer recognizes the Republican Party, which he now sees as an existential threat to national democracy.” Carlson told Biden, who visits families in Buffalo on Tuesday was using “racial wounds in to defend my point of view. Above the chiron, on which was written: “Time treat people like human beings, – Carlson said the words of Martin Luther King Jr. and said “all lives matter” before blowing up Biden for using what he described as “race politics”.

“There is no behavior worse than that,” he said. “All race politics is bad no matter what taste those politics it happens.”

Fox News Anchor faced criticism on social media for No directly referring to great substitution theory. Among those critics was Joe Walsh, former Republican Congressman from Illinois who has since become an active critic of Trump and his allies in Republican Party.

“. @TuckerCarlson tells his audience that THEY are the victims. Not 10 innocent souls killed in Buffalo, Walsh wrote. “No, Tucker’s audience is real there are victims.”

Paul Farhi contributed to this report.

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