The text shows Tucker Carlson describing how a “group of Trump guys” jumped over an “Antifa kid,” stating, “That’s not how white men fight.”


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  • Leaked text shows Tucker Carlson describing a video of a “group of Trump guys” jumping over an “Antifa kid.”

  • In a text obtained by The New York Times, he said, “That’s not how white men fight.”

  • Carlson is suddenly kicked out of fox news last week.

Text messages leaked from settled Dominion defamation lawsuit show Tucker Carlson describing video of violent assault of ‘Antifa child’ by ‘group of Trump men’ “It’s not so white,” laments the former Fox News superstar. men fight. ”

text retrieved by new york times It remains compiled from public court documents in Dominion’s defamation lawsuit against Fox News, which was settled last month, from interviews with people with knowledge of the lawsuit. Record $787.5 million.

According to The Times, Carlson texted one of the producers the day after the Capitol riots on Jan. 6, 2021.

Many messages between the former primetime show host and his colleagues Published during the Dominion lawsuitsome texts between Carlson and other Fox executives sent on the day of the riot remain redacted from published filings.

Settlement — Largest defamation case ever — allowed Carlson and other Fox staffers to avoid answering questions under oath about these texts on the stand.

However, according to The New York Times, Fox executives were aware of the message before the trial began and were concerned that it could come to light in the lawsuit.

The full message was published by The Times on Tuesday. In it, Carlson explained that the video he saw showed at least three of his men and one of his. The race of the person who was beaten is unknown.

“Jumping over a man like that is clearly disgraceful. That’s not how white men fight. But suddenly I find myself rooting for a mob to go against a man.” I wanted them to hit him harder and kill him.I really wanted them to hurt the child.I could taste it,” the text said.

“Then somewhere in my brain an alarm went off. This is not good for me. I’m becoming something I don’t want to be. The Antifa creep is human. I despise him and I’m sure I’d hate him personally if I knew him, but I shouldn’t moan at his suffering. “I would probably love this kid and crush on him. If he was killed,” Carlson continued, The Times reports. “If I don’t care about those things, if I reduce people to their politics, am I better than him?”

Carlson, whom critics repeatedly denounce Promoting White Supremacist Points – Such The racist “exchange theory” – and downplay white supremacist violence at his show suddenly kicked out of the internet last week.

People familiar with Carlson’s dismissal said los angeles times Rupert Murdoch himself has called for Carlson to be fired, in part because of the host’s conspiracy theories about the 2021 Capitol riots. Amplified regularly on his shows.

An attorney representing Carlson did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment. Fox News did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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