Tucker Carlson appears to have one thing towards a well-liked Korean boy band combining forces with the White House to denounce anti-Asian hate crimes within the U.S.
The Fox News host mocked the Biden administration and BTS Tuesday after the Ok-pop mega stars, who’ve hundreds of thousands of followers within the U.S. and around the globe, appeared on the White House to lift consciousness and converse out concerning the rise in hate crimes and discrimination towards Asian Americans lately.
“Things have gotten very bad for Joe Biden, both public-facing and internally. What are they doing about it? Well, they broke glass in case of emergency and invited a Korean pop group to speak at the White House today,” Carlson stated, airing footage from the looks.
“Yeah, so we got a Korean pop group to discuss anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States. Okay. Good job, guys.”
The Biden administration has been working to handle the surge in violence towards Asian Americans since final yr. In May 2021, the president signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into legislation, after a white shooter killed eight individuals — together with six Asian girls — at a therapeutic massage spa in Georgia in March.
Carlson’s present was named “what may be the most racist show in the history of cable news” in a recent New York Times investigation about how the Fox News host stoked white fears and division and channeled it into rankings over time. He has directed his vitriol at immigrants and folks of coloration throughout the board.