Tucker Carlson sparks backlash after asking for US troops to liberate Canada

Tucker Carlson sparks backlash after asking for US troops to liberate Canada

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After successfully getting M&M’s to marginalize its mascots, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson has now targeted the Great White North by suggesting the US should invade Canada.

Tucker Carlson Today compared Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to a dictator on its show this week, citing the 2022 vaccine trucker protests that disrupted the country’s capital for several weeks.

Mr Carlson suggested that the US should send in the military to invade and “liberate” Canada.

“I’m all for a Bay of Pigs operation to liberate this country,” he said, although he said the US had never been “less war-ready” in August.

He failed to realize that the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba was a failure.

“Why should we hold back and our biggest trading partner, the country we share the longest border with, and – actually, I’m just saying a great country, I love Canada, I’ve always loved Canada for its natural beauty – why.” should we let it be Cuba?” he asked.

He then asked, “Why don’t we liberate it,” before complaining about military spending in Ukraine’s fight against the Russian invasion.

“We are spending all this money to liberate Ukraine from the Russians, why don’t we send forces north to liberate Canada from Trudeau? And I mean it.” he said.

The Fox News host’s comments were met with derision and derision on social media.

“The #BayOfPigs was a military failure. Don’t let the heirs to the frozen food empire dictate foreign policy,” wrote Twitter user Lisa McCormick.

Philip Bump, a Washington Post columnist, suggested that Carlson find out more about the outcome of the Bay of Pigs invasion.

“The right-wing philosopher king should google how that turned out,” he wrote on Twitter.

Comedy writer Danny Gallagher was more outspoken in his criticism, calling the suggestion “stupid.”

Carlson has previously said he “rooted for Russia” in his invasion of Ukraine, and his broadcasts on Russian state television have been reported to be used as propaganda. He has also said in the past that Ukraine is waging a “war on Christianity” by defending itself against Russia.

The conservative talking head then went back to his comments, saying he was “just talking himself into a frenzy here”.

Carlson’s love of Canada appears to be a recent development; In the past he has criticized the nation as a “sick society” that “hates itself”.

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