Tucker: Joy Reid's Guest Slams Pence's Views on Gays After Her 'Ludicrous' Hacking Claim
Tucker Carlson called out MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid, for "creating a ludicrous story" about hackers' involvement in anti-gay posts on her old blog.
After the FBI was contacted, Reid admitted on her show Saturday that there was no evidence of hacking. She apologized, but insisted she did not believe she authored the statements.
"I genuinely do not believe I wrote those hateful things,” Reid told viewers, adding, "The person I am now is not the person I was then."
Carlson said Reid "went halfway toward admitting it was a lie" before hosting a guest who defended her and slammed Vice President Mike Pence for being a far greater threat to gay Americans.
Brandon Wolf, who survived Orlando's Pulse nightclub attack in 2016, claimed on Reid's show that Pence supports putting gay people in "concentration camps hoping to pray away the gay." He also said "homophobic psychopaths [are] running the U.S. government," calling out Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as well.
"The point of Wolf on the show was to make everything OK. Wolf did this by explaining that maybe [Reid's] comments were offensive, but they're nothing compared to Mike Pence," Carlson argued.
Carlson and gay conservative journalist Chadwick Moore discussed the comments, with Moore characterizing the views toward Pence as "almost a depraved fantasy."
Moore pointed out that the Pulse nightclub gunman was a Muslim, not a Christian, but Wolf did not mention that.
"It's almost like it doesn't fit into the leftist narrative," he noted.
Watch the segment above.