FNC’s Tucker Carlson muses about why the American media is “downplaying” China’s role in the coronavirus turning into a global pandemic:
TUCKER CARLSON, 19 MARCH 2020: “All over television, you are watching people downplay China’s role in spreading the coronavirus. Downplaying it,” Carlson said Thursday on his show. “On CNN, that’s not enough. They always go the extra step over there. Some CNN contributors have practically become emissaries for Beijing. CNN CLIP: China, now stepping into the global leadership role, long abandoned by the American president. CARLSON: It’s almost unbelievable that they ran that on the air — it was just pure bootlicking. Flacking for the communist Chinese government. By the way, if they ever take over, Jeff Zucker will be there serving them.