Apparently, the right-wing is divided on Russia. Dick Morris is a former Clinton flunkie who defected to the neocons. Newsmax is a low-brow “movement conservative” publication whose main audience is now MAGAtards. But Carlson is also super popular with the MAGAtards as well while disliked by the neocons.
By Dick Morris, Newsmax
Fox News’ lead host Tucker Carlson is behaving like the discredited appeasers of Adolf Hitler in the prelude to World War II.
The lesson of 1930s appeasement is that it does not work, does not gain peace, and leads to even greater tragedy.
Today, Carlson is making excuses for Russian strongman Vladimir Putin and his increasing threats against Ukraine.
Carlson even makes the fantastical claim that NATO has “tormented” Putin. He implies the North Atlantic alliance bears responsibility for a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In a recent op-ed on Newsmax, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark took Tucker to task for his views, noting that “one would think a Fox News host would applaud and champion the pro-American Ukrainians.”
Clark added: “Carlson has praised Putin before, and said that ‘for all his faults, [he] does not hate America …’”