“In a fast-evolving economy it could be preferable to import more engineers and fewer people with low skills, no matter how nice or well-meaning those people might be, and we always assume they are. That’s what we said, that was our claim, and it’s hard to argue with that. In fact nobody on the left did argue with it, they ignored it.
“Instead, they zeroed in on the last line. The left says we have a moral obligation to admit the world’s poor. Even if it makes our own country more like Tijuana is now, which is to say poorer and dirtier and more divided.” – Tucker Carlson, on last night’s show.
We spend a lot of time talking about the threat to free speech. It’s not an academic question. If they can force you to shut up, they will. Here’s their latest attempt. (PART 3) pic.twitter.com/TXiLJtoXzn
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) December 18, 2018
Tucker Carlson addresses the advertiser exodus, saying that “it won’t work for the show, we are not intimidated. We plan to say what’s true until the last day”
He then defends his remarks: “Thanks to immigration, huge swaths of the [Southwest] are covered with garbage and waste” pic.twitter.com/pSW00MnSNA
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) December 18, 2018
After saying that immigrants are making the country “dirtier”—and after losing advertisers—Tucker Carlson doubles down on his comments: “The truth is unregulated mass immigration has badly hurt this country’s natural landscape.” https://t.co/8YrfuVIzFz
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) December 18, 2018