Chuck Schumer Makes a Cowardly Move After Tucker Carlson Calls His Bluff

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The Usual Suspects on the left and in the mainstream media (but I repeat myself) have been busy the last few days doing one of the things they do best, blaming “the right” – Fox News host Tucker Carlson in particular – for the horrific mass shooting that happened at a Buffalo grocery store Saturday that killed ten people and injured three more in what appears to be a racially-motivated attack.


Carlson has been bearing the brunt of the criticism from Democrats and their media allies in the aftermath of the attack, but during his program Monday night, he made his critics look even more childish and foolish, delivering a spot-on commentary focusing on how nauseatingly predictable the left has become after these tragedies happen in their dangerous calls for limiting speech and in the process deliberately escalating race wars for political gain, both of which accomplish absolutely nothing beyond keeping entrenched and feckless Democrats in power a little while longer.

And in a perfect example of life imitating art, Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) set about proving Carlson’s point in an a nasty-gram he wrote to Fox News executives “imploring” them to shush Carlson’s alleged racist rantings:

Not surprisingly, though Schumer blamed Carlson for the Buffalo murders and pointed to some of the things the shooter wrote in his manifesto, he conveniently left out the part about how the anti-Semitic shooter noted how he hated … Fox News, in particular the Jewish media figures on the network. Also, Tucker Carlson’s name was not found anywhere in the 180-page manifesto.


True to form, after either his bosses shared the letter with him or after he saw it on social media, Carlson called Schumer’s bluff, asking him to come on his show and talk to him directly – presumably about the allegations Schumer leveled against him (which you’ll note Schumer provided zero evidence for in his letter beyond citing various “analyses” from wildly left-wing “news” outlets) as well as what his “solutions” were beyond censoring Tucker Carlson.

Schumer’s response? He took the cowardly way out by “declining” the offer:

In fact, calling it “cowardly” is actually an understatement. Schumer is the highest-ranking elected Jewish leader in America, and he and his sycophants on the left and in the press are accusing Carlson of spouting dangerous rhetoric that harms not just black people but also Hispanics and members of the Jewish community. What better way to stand up for your community than to go toe to toe with the popular commentator who you’ve loudly accused of putting their lives at risk?


But Schumer won’t do it, because, like most other Democrats, he apparently believes virtue signaling on Twitter, whipping up outrage mobs, and writing sternly worded letters which they hope will be the basis for getting their political opposition canceled is so much more effective than not only defending your position but calling out the object of your ire face to face.

And while Schumer is sending off angry missives to Fox News, what he won’t tell you is how there are things he’s said and done in the powerful positions he’s held during his lengthy time in public office that are far more dangerous and potentially inciteful than anything Tucker Carlson has ever said, including his nasty threat to the conservative Supreme Court Justices in March 2020, where he declared to Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh that “You have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price. You will not know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.”

Most recently, Schumer proclaimed that the aggressive protests that are being coordinated by militant radical pro-abortion fanatics outside of the homes of some of the Justices – complete with their addresses and map information being shared online – were okay in his book, despite the fact that such protests are actually against the law according to the U.S. Code and also despite the fact that some of the Justices, including Samuel Alito, have had to go into hiding due to reported threats against him and his family.


The nickname “Chuckles the Clown” Schumer has never been more fitting than it is now. Unfortunately, this particular clown is far more dangerous than he is funny.

Related: Jonathan Turley Triggers Meltdowns After Debunking Key Schumer Claim About Conservative Justices


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