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Anti-Defamation league calls on Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson after host embraces white supremacist "great replacement theory" on air

Posted On: May 12, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Anti-Defamation league calls on Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson after host embraces white supremacist "great replacement theory" on air

Summary List Placement The Anti-Defamation League has called for Tucker Carlson to be fired a day after the Fox News host openly embraced the white supremacist Great Replacement conspiracy theory on air.
"Given his long record of race-baiting, we believe it is time for Carlson to go," ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a letter to Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott.
On Thursday night, Carlson alleged that Democrats were "importing a brand new electorate" of "Third World" immigrants to "dilute" the political power of Americans.
He referenced the replacement theory, a well-known racist philosophy that has inspired racist violence and mass murder in the US and around the world for years and presumes that white, western populations are facing a demographic ticking clock in multicultural societies.
A Fox News spokesperson told Insider that Carlson was making an argument about voting rights.
"I know that the left and all the little gatekeepers on Twitter become literally hysterical if you use the term 'replacement,' if...

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