Many on Twitter rallied behind Fox News Host Tucker Carlson after his comments about “Black Lives Matter” sparked outrage earlier this week.
The hashtag #IStandWithTucker trended Friday on Twitter, with prominent public figures voicing their support for the Fox News host.
Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz tweeted Friday:
Brigitte Gabriel, founder of the grassroots national security organization ACT for America tweeted:
Rt if you stand with Tucker Carlson!— Brigitte Gabriel (@ACTBrigitte) June 12, 2020
Do not let the radical left silence him!
The backlash began after Daily Beast contributing editor Justin Baragona posted a clip from Carlson’s show Monday in which the Fox News host said, “This may be a lot of things, this moment we are living through, but it is definitely not about black lives and remember that when they come for you, and at this rate, they will.”