Tucker Carlson kicked off his Wednesday night broadcast by dismantling Joy Ann Reid’s claims that homophobic blog posts recently surfaced from her now-defunct website were planted by hackers.
“She’s an icon on the progressive left,” The Daily Caller co-founder stated. “There is not a single, fashionable opinion that Joy Reid doesn’t have or isn’t happy to denounce you for not having. She’s a total star in Brooklyn.”
Carlson proceeded to detail the recent pickle Reid has found herself in. Namely, apparently lying about those aforementioned blog posts and doing so in a “childish manner.”
“In order for her claims to be true, which they are not, the secret hacking plot must have begun at least 12 years ago before anyone knew or cared who Joy Reid was,” he continued. “That’s a lie. It’s a childish lie. You would have to be a moron to believe it, yet she’s telling it.”
Still, Carlson said the “interesting part” is actually NBC News “endorsing all of this as true and trying to convince other people it’s true.”
“Keep in mind that NBC, which is passing this out to other news organizations, claims itself to be a news organization. New organizations are not supposed to lie. That’s rule one, and yet NBC executives make a habit of lying.”