In a recent Fox News segment, host Tucker Carlson came to the defense of Georgia GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, right-wing conspiracy theorist and QAnon adherent, accusing cable networks of disproportionately focusing on her while ignoring news about the newly-minted Biden administration.
"So, how dangerous is this three-named congresswoman you probably have never heard of? Well, so dangerous that in the name of democracy, she must be expelled tonight from the Congress. That's what they're saying," Carlson sarcastically said during the segment.
Responding with a segment of her own on Tuesday, CNN's Brianna Keilar pointed out that ratings for Fox News have taken a hit ever since the network accurately called the 2020 election in favor of Joe Biden, saying that viewers have made the switch to "ultra right-wing conspiracy theorist networks like OAN and Newsmax."
According to Keilar, Carlson is "imploring viewers to stay by giving them what they want" like a "toddler banging his head against the wall to get attention." She then played a clip from his segment in which she says Carlson is "defending" Greene.
"Opinions -- that's what he called the following claims that [Greene] has made," Keilar said before rattling off a list of conspiracy theories Greene has promoted, including "false flag" claims about school shootings, "QAnon quackery" and 9/11 trutherism.
"Those aren't opinions, Tucker, they are lies," Keilar said. "Unfounded and absurd conspiracy theories. And his claims that Marjorie Taylor Greene's opinions haven't harmed anyone -- tell that to the families of victims killed in these school shootings that the congresswoman has questioned."
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