On Monday, Fox News personality Tucker Carlson said he was siding with the Russian Federation against American foreign policy interests.
“I should say for the record that I’m totally opposed to these sanctions and I don’t think we should be at war with Russia and I think we should probably take the side of Russia if we have to choose between Russia and Ukraine,” said Carlson.
Carlson made a similar comment on his show last Monday, but attempted to walk it back by claiming he was just kidding.
But then he did it again.
Here's some of what people were saying:
Remember last week when Tucker said he's rooting for Russia? Well here he is tonight defending Putin and saying "fo… https://t.co/vYfi3RGX4R— Andrew Lawrence (@Andrew Lawrence)1575335681.0
"Tucker Carlson" actually translates to "Useful Idiot" in Russian https://t.co/k9AQDCD9Ns— Robyn Urback (@Robyn Urback)1575339698.0
Someone tell me the difference between tucker on fox and RT. https://t.co/Oad1oUU7Xp— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko)1575338216.0
Tucker is still shilling for Russia. https://t.co/mFMl0tALMs— Julia Davis (@Julia Davis)1575336886.0
Tucker Carlson wants to know what makes Vladimir Putin so bad https://t.co/HjTxdoolJm— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn Torabi)1575335660.0
Tucker Carlson says USA should side with Russia, the country that attacked our elections and wants to weaken US her… https://t.co/6vtdC6YGcz— Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali (@Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali)1575340222.0
Tucker Carlson sure does love Russia these days. https://t.co/Q0UZmEUsWR— Sleeping Giants (@Sleeping Giants)1575340464.0
Kids, there was really a time when a conservative saying stuff like this was unthinkable. You might as well have su… https://t.co/1VrFNcHhVR— Gary Legum (@Gary Legum)1575341117.0
The further Tucker falls the more he looks like he's inflating like a bad kid in Willie Wonka's Chocolate Works. https://t.co/2Imr5W3SSN— Schooley (@Schooley)1575335813.0
This time, don’t believe Tucker if he says again he was joking. https://t.co/EoPqHvHZgZ— Joe Walsh (@Joe Walsh)1575338162.0