Tucker Carlson Defends Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther: “You Think Some Civil Libertarian Judge Somewhere Would Do Something About All Of This”



Tucker Carlson opened Wednesday’s edition of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” by lamenting the loss of rights as some American leaders abuse their power during the coronavirus pandemic.

“You think some civil libertarian judge somewhere would do something about all of this,” Carlson said of the restrictive public health orders put in by governors, mayors and other officials. 

“They’re always inventing new rights for illegal aliens. Usually the right to free stuff at your expense … Maybe we could get some of those rights, too. But no, you’re just an American. Do what you’re told.”

The host then addressed the case of Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther and what her situation says about the current state of America under lockdown.

“Luther owns a salon in the city of Dallas. In March, she closed her business. The government told her to. She lost all of her income when she shut it down, because that’s what our leaders demanded.

And then she waited. And she waited. And she waited. And a month later, her business was still closed and she was out of money,” Carlson said. “Finally, she decided she had no choice. Her back was against the wall. So on April 24, she reopened her salon. The government warned her not to do that. They sent her a citation. She … (Read more)

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