Independent news anchor Tucker Carlson has urged people everywhere to “pray for Elon’s health” if they value their freedom.
During an interview on his show with David Sacks, Carlson warned that global public freedom now hinges on the success of Musk’s Twitter/X.
While noting how corrupt the corporate media is, Carlson argues that Musk’s X is the only remaining platform where free speech and the truth exist.
“I’m worried about the pressure being brought to bear on X because it’s the only huge international free speech platform with hundreds of millions of people,” Carlson explains.
“The existence of X where anyone around the world can get for free a whole range of opinions that aren’t controlled — that changes everything.
“The people who maintain the status quo kind of have to shut it down.
“And I am hoping that I can help X in any way and all decent people, whatever their views, add their voice to a chorus that says no, you can’t shut down the one big free speech platform in the world.
“You can’t do that because then it’s just a dictatorship.
“You are not free if you don’t have free information.
“That’s why you just got to pray every night for Elon’s health.”
Meanwhile, Fox News host Greg Gutfeld has revealed that Carlson was kicked off the network by political special interest groups.
Gutfeld made the remarks during his show last night while discussing Musk telling advertisers to “go f*ck yourself” over their attempts to blackmail him.
“That’s like extorting Jerry Nadler with salad, or blackmailing sports fans by threatening to cancel PBS,” Gutfeld joked.
The Fox News host said Musk was the last man standing against “the censorship-industrial complex, which is made up of government, media and tech forces.”
“He realizes that advertisers have no spine and can be easily cowed by special interest groups in cahoots with political allies – if you don’t believe me I got two words for ya – Tucker Carlson,” he added.
The last part of Gutfeld’s monologue was received with a few gasps of surprise by his guests.
There has never been one official reason for Tucker’s departure from Fox News.
Some asserted it was related to a pending lawsuit from former Fox producer Abby Grossberg.
Others point to Carlson’s reporting on the Jan. 6 protests.
Of course, the overriding reason for him getting the boot was his fierce opposition to the military-industrial complex, particularly in the context of the Russia-Ukraine war.
“I wouldn’t be surprised if Fox fires Gutfeld after this,” remarked Ian Miles Cheong.
Greg Gutfeld stands up for Elon Musk and says the quiet part out loud: Tucker Carlson was canceled from Fox by special interest groups tied to political interests. pic.twitter.com/T9yYOTzLEM
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) December 2, 2023