Believers in the QAnon conspiracy theory reacted with anger and dismay on Thursday after Fox News personality Tucker Carlson appeared to criticize among the attorneys challenging the 2020 election results on behalf of the Trump project.
Carlson informed his prime-time show audience that previous district attorney Sidney Powell had actually not offered any evidence that votes had actually been altered by electronic voting machines, as she argued at a press conference earlier that day. The Associated Press called Powell’s claims “fictional tales.”
The Fox News host, whose program is among the most extremely ranked in cable television news, said he had connected to Powell to hear her case but that she wasn’t ready to co-operate.
Carlson’s opening monologue was likewise released as an op-ed on the Fox News site. In it, Carlson took swipes at the media however eventually raised questions about Powell.
” We have actually constantly appreciated her work, we merely wanted to see the information. How could you not wish to see them? So we invited Sidney Powell on the program. We would have provided her the entire hour. We would have given her the whole week, actually, and listened silently the entire time at rapt attention,” he stated.
” However she never ever sent us any proof, despite a great deal of polite requests. When we kept pushing, she snapped and informed us to stop calling her.