The Hill reports:
Chelsea Clinton is calling on Facebook to ban Fox News host Tucker Carlson from the platform following a surge in online engagement with a post that included the conservative television personality’s speculation on the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines. Clinton on Wednesday tweeted a screenshot of a Facebook post that included Carlson’s monologue from the night before, in which he said, “If the vaccine is effective, there is no reason for people who have received the vaccine to wear masks or avoid physical contact. So maybe it doesn’t work and they’re simply not telling you that.”
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Carlson’s post was yesterday’s most-shared on Facebook according to the media analysis group CrowdTangle.
Yesterday Anthony Fauci responded to Carlson by calling his claim a “crazy conspiracy theory.”
Last night Carlson hit back at Fauci, saying he “never for a minute doubted that vaccines work.”
In December, @facebook banned claims about #covid19 vaccines “that have been debunked by public health experts.” And yet ⬇️. Especially troubling given Republican men are currently most likely to say they’re not interested in being vaccinated. https://t.co/NHWwn8vQ31
— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) April 14, 2021