Tucker Carlson Says ‘Vacuous Idiot’ Ocasio-Cortez Could Win The Presidency In 2024 If Wealth Gap Keeps Expanding


Fox News host Tucker Carlson called Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “vacuous idiot” who could potentially run for and win the presidency in 2024 if the wealth gap in the United States keeps expanding.

Carlson made the comments during his Friday night “Tucker Carlson Tonight” monologue, but preceded it by a suggestion that those “who benefited the most” from the COVID-19 lockdowns — large companies like Walmart, Apple, Goldman Sachs, Netflix and Google — pay for “the effects of those lockdowns” instead of taxpayers who will be negatively impacted by inflation.

“Ordinary taxpayers have suffered enough,” Carlson said. “Here’s the bottom line. The rich are getting richer. Everyone else is getting poorer. That’s not a talking point. It’s true and measurable. Why is it a problem? Because if it continues, we are going to wind up with an even more volatile society, in which everybody hates each other and is consumed by envy.”

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