Tucker Carlson: The Truth About Payton Gendron's Letter

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I want you to hear Tucker, because it must be a weird place to sort of be in the crosshairs like this. Of the viciousness of the left and the attacks, can you imagine what it must be, what it must feel like to be blamed for a mass shooting like this, here's what Tucker said. Gendron left in a 180 page letter that he said would explain his motives. You've probably heard this document described as a racist manifesto. But that's not quite right. It's definitely racist, bitterly so. Gendron reduces people to their skin color. That's the essence of racism and it's immoral. But what he wrote does not add up to a manifesto. It is not a blueprint for a new extremist political movement, much less the potential inspiration for a racist revolution. Anyone who claims that it is, is lying, or hasn't read it. Instead, gendron's letter is a rambling pastiche of slogans and Internet memes, some of which flatly contradict one another. The document is not recognizably left wing or right wing. It's not really political at all. The document is crazy. It's the product of a diseased and organized mind. At one point, gender suggests that Fox News is part of some global conspiracy against him. He writes like the mental patient he is, disjointed, irrational, paranoid. Now that's true, not that it makes the atrocities he committed easier to bear. If your daughter was murdered on Saturday in Buffalo, you wouldn't care why the killer did it or who he voted for. But the truth about Peyton gendron does tell you a lot about the ruthlessness and dishonesty of our political leadership. Within minutes of Saturday's shooting before all of the bodies of those ten murdered Americans had even been identified by their loved ones. Professional Democrats had begun a coordinated campaign to blame those murders on their political

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