Tucker Carlson seems to have something against 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 K-pop mega stars, who’ve hundreds of thousands of fans within the U.S. and world wide, appeared on the White House to lift awareness and speak out concerning the rise in hate crimes and discrimination against Asian Americans lately.
“Things have gotten very bad for Joe Biden, each 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 talk on the White House today,” Carlson said, airing footage from the looks.
“Yeah, so we got a Korean pop group to debate anti-Asian hate crimes in the USA. Okay. Good job, guys.”
The Biden administration has been working to handle the surge in violence against Asian Americans since last yr. In May 2021, the president signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law, after a white shooter killed eight people — including six Asian women — at a massage spa in Georgia in March.
Carlson’s show was named “what will be the most racist show within the history of cable news” in a recent Latest York Times investigation about how the Fox News host stoked white fears and division and channeled it into rankings through the years. He has directed his vitriol at immigrants and other people of color across the board.