Fox News Calls on Americans to Find ‘Common Ground’ After Antifa Mob Targets Tucker Carlson’s Home

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Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News, and Jay Wallace, President of Fox News, have issued a strong condemnation for the behavior of the Antifa mob that targeted the home of Tucker Carlson Wednesday night.

Carlson was at work Wednesday when he was alerted that there was a commotion outside of his home. The Antifa group “Smash Racism” was outside his home, yelling accusations of racism with a bullhorn and banging on his door.”

The Fox News host told the Washington Post that his wife was home alone at the time. She quickly hid in the pantry and called 911, fearing that they would break down the door.

“She had been in the kitchen alone getting ready to go to dinner and she heard pounding on the front door and screaming,” Carlson said. “Someone started throwing himself against the front door and actually cracked the front door.”

The protesters filmed the situation revealing that, at one point, one woman wished they had brought a pipe bomb.

Carlson told the Post that he fears for his family, including his four kids, saying, “How can you go out for dinner and leave the kids at home at this point? If they’re talking about pipe bombs … how do you live like that?”

In response to the craziness, Scott and Wallace released a statement, calling for an end to politically motivated violence and asked that Americans try to “find common ground.”

“The incident that took place at Tucker’s home last night was reprehensible. The violent threats and intimidation tactics toward him and his family are completely unacceptable. We as a nation have become far too intolerant of different points of view.  Recent events across our country clearly highlight the need for a more civil, respectful, and inclusive national conversation. Those of us in the media and in politics bear a special obligation to all Americans, to find common ground.”

Although Carlson was clearly rattled by the incident, he told the Post, “I’m not going to be bullied and intimidated.”

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Sherry Mayer
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All this stuff about everyone just trying to get along obviously isn’t going to work. What s should be done is arresting the thugs doing this so called protesting. These people vandalized Tucker Carlson’s house, tried to break down the door and terrorized his wife who was home alone and… Read more »

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Arrest the survivors. Attempted force entry, after shouted threats, is more than provocation. It’s violence that came a hair within self-defense. Cross that threshold and all bets are off.

Rocky Drummond
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FOX calling on America to Kumbaya? That’s rich coming from an organization that had been sowing discord ever since they started broadcasting. This one is on you, FOX!

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“an organization that had been sowing discord ever since they started broadcasting.” Like you have an actual clue as to what Fox has broadcast from day one. Know-it-alls and people who use hyperbole ad naseam like yourself really have ZERO credibility here.

Rocky Drummond
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Rocky Drummond

I do, actually. FOX News = Fear Network. That’s perfect for conservatives, BTW, right up their alley. It has been this way since the beginning because “the Chairman”, Roger Ailes, relished the destruction of what he could do. Even Murdoch feared Ailes. You really should bone up on your FOX… Read more »

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“because “the Chairman”, Roger Ailes, relished the destruction of what he could do.”Just another liberal passing off personal opinion as fact. You’re gonna be easy.

Rocky Drummond
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That is not my opinion. That is Chairman fact.

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ok. if you say so

Sherry Mayer
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No, for the first time we heard an alternative view point and the democrats don’t like that!

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Seriously, the MSM complaining about a doctored video… really, you’ve got to be kidding….

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Looking around the news sites, I have not seen any indication from competing news outlets that they have also condemned this act nor from anyone in the Democratic Party. This is reprehensible; if my wife had to hide in our home from protestors trying to break down the front door… Read more »

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I have not heard of this incident on my local news station (I don’t watch national news). The First Amendment does not give the right to assemble as a violent mob at any time. If this Antifa mob damaged the door as stated then they should have been arrested for… Read more »

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The group Smash Racism is not ANTIFA. They are anti-racist not anti-fascist.

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