The cowardly group of masked morons, who call themselves “ANTIFAs,” are at it again.
First of all, “ANTIFA,” apparently, is supposed to stand for “anti-fascism.” Let’s make this clear “ANTIFAs,” YOU ARE THE FASCISTS!!
You are the ones who run around in masks because you are afraid to be identified and held accountable for your actions. You remind us all of the KKK, or ISIS in this regard, except no one’s really afraid of you.
You are the ones who are trying to intimidate people just because they don’t agree with you.
You are the ones resorting to violence and the destruction of property.
You are the ones trying to silence those with opposing opinions.
You are the ones who go against all of the basic rights of freedom that our country represents.
YOU ARE THE REAL FASCISTS!
Actually, whether you know it or not, you are the mindless TOOLS who are being used by the real fascists in our country.
In a way I feel sorry for you, because you are really just looking for “something” to belong to and do “something” that’s real (not a video game) and to do something that’s righteous (except you’re confused about that).
You are a typical cowardly mob, who when singled out, run away, crying, back to your mommies.
Your latest cowardly adventure took you out to Tucker Carlson’s home.
The brave “protesters” of course waited until Tucker Carlson was away and doing his TV show before choosing to attack his house.
According to Tucker, he was at his desk Wednesday evening, less than two hours before his 8 p.m. live show, when he suddenly started receiving multiple text messages.
He was told there was some sort of commotion happening outside his home in Northwest D.C.
“I called my wife,” Carlson told The Washington Post in a phone interview. “She had been in the kitchen alone getting ready to go to dinner and she heard pounding on the front door and screaming. … Someone started throwing himself against the front door and actually cracked the front door.”
His wife, thinking it was a home invasion, locked herself in the pantry and called 911, Carlson said. The couple have four children, but none were home at the time.
According to now-deleted social media posts shared by “Smash Racism DC,” a local terrorist group who claims to be anti-fascist, and an organization whose members have been tied to other demonstrations against prominent Republican figures, showed up outside Carlson’s home Wednesday and they had a message for him.
“Tucker Carlson, we are outside your home,” one person could be heard saying in the since-deleted video. The person, using a bullhorn, accused Carlson of “promoting hate” and “an ideology that has led to thousands of people dying.”
What exactly is this “ideology” which “has led to thousands of people dying,” and who exactly has died?
“We want you to know, we know where you sleep at night,” the person concluded, before leading the group to chant, “Tucker Carlson, we will fight! We know where you sleep at night!”
Roughly 20 of these cowards had gathered outside Carlson’s residence, said Lt. Jon Pongratz of the Metropolitan Police Department.
The group called Carlson a “racist scumbag” and demanded that he “leave town,” according to posts on Twitter. A woman was also overheard in one of the deleted videos saying she wanted to “bring a pipe bomb” to his house, he said.
“It wasn’t a protest. It was a threat,” said Carlson. “They weren’t protesting anything specific that I had said. They weren’t asking me to change anything. They weren’t protesting a policy or advocating for legislation. … They were threatening me and my family and telling me to leave my own neighborhood in the city that I grew up in.”
“Tonight you’re reminded that we have a voice,” a now-deleted tweet read. “Tonight, we remind you that you are not safe either.”
In a Facebook post that included video of the gathering, the group wrote, “Fascists are vulnerable. Confront them at their homes!”
Following backlash and news reports, Twitter deleted the problematic tweets and suspended the group’s account early Thursday morning. The Facebook video was also taken down, but the page is still up.
News of the protest and doxing (revealing personal information on the Internet) prompted widespread condemnation from not just conservative-leaning journalists or Fox News personalities but also other media members.
“This has to stop. Who are we? What are we becoming? @TuckerCarlson is tough & can handle a lot, but he does not deserve this. His family does not deserve this. It’s stomach-turning.” – Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) November 8, 2018
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume decried it as “revolting, and frightening.”
Daily Wire reporter Amanda Prestigiacomo tweeted that the protesters were “cowards” for going to Carlson’s home while he was taping his show.
S.E. Cupp, a CNN host, wrote on Twitter that the activists’ actions were “not okay,” adding, “don’t do this.”
Washington Post columnist Max Boot, who has been critical of Carlson, also spoke out against the protest. “I think Tucker is a terrible influence on modern America but that doesn’t justify harassing him at home,” Boot tweeted. “Go high, not low.”
In his nightly newsletter, CNN’s Brian Stelter dedicated a section to the protest titled, “Tucker Carlson does not deserve this.” Stelter also shared screenshots of the newsletter on Twitter.
“You can love or hate Fox’s Tucker Carlson, but we should all be able to see that this protester behavior is wrong,” the newsletter read. Quoting the responses from Kelly and Boot, Stelter wrote: “I agree. Get a permit for a protest outside Carlson’s office if you want. But don’t chant ‘we know where you sleep at night’ outside his home.”
“How can you go out for dinner and leave the kids at home at this point?” Carlson said. “If they’re talking about pipe bombs … how do you live like that?”
While he is no stranger to threats, Carlson said this time things went “too far.”
“I don’t think I should be threatened in our house,” he said. “I think I should fight back, and I plan to.”
He added: “I’m not going to be bullied and intimidated.”
Good for you Tucker.
Yes “ANTIFAs,” be careful what you wish for. Two can play your game, and most would be better at it than you are.
Thank you to Brian Flood of Fox News for contributing to this article.
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