In a recent interview on “Alex Wagner Tonight,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre attacked Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s coverage of the January 6th riot at the U.S. Capitol. Jean-Pierre accused Carlson of promoting misinformation and not believing in “truth.”
But let’s be clear: this is just the latest attempt by the Biden administration to demonize conservative media and silence any dissenting voices.
Jean-Pierre’s comments were in response to a question about whether the White House considered Fox News a news organization. She cited depositions from Fox News leadership stating that they do not see Carlson’s show as news or truthful.
But who is Fox News leadership to determine what is and isn’t news? And why should we trust the word of the chief of Capitol police, who is clearly biased against conservative media?
Let’s not forget the real facts of the January 6th riot: it was a terrible day for our country, but it was not an “attack on democracy” or an “attack on our Constitution.” It was a group of individuals who acted out of line and should be held accountable for their actions.
But that does not give the Biden administration or the mainstream media the right to paint all conservatives with a broad brush and accuse us of being complicit in the events of that day.
Tucker Carlson is a respected journalist who brings a conservative perspective to the news. He has every right to report on the events of January 6th and to offer his opinions on what happened. And let’s be clear: his coverage is not “misleading” or “misinformation.” It is a different perspective on the events of that day, and one that many Americans share.
The Biden administration and their allies in the mainstream media are afraid of conservative voices like Tucker Carlson because they know we speak the truth. We are not afraid to challenge their narratives or to hold them accountable for their actions. And that is exactly why they are trying to silence us.
But we will not be silenced. We will continue to speak out and to fight for our values and our beliefs. We will continue to support journalists like Tucker Carlson who bring balance and truth to the news. And we will not back down in the face of attacks from the Biden administration or anyone else who seeks to silence us.