Fox’s Tucker Carlson: ‘New York Times’ Believes White South African Farmers ‘Deserved’ to Be Murdered

Fox’s Tucker Carlson: ‘New York Times’ Believes White South African Farmers ‘Deserved’ to Be Murdered

Months after getting basic facts wrong during a segment devoted to a South African plan to expropriate land to correct Apartheid-era concentration of land ownership, prompting the president to tweet that he’d look into the seizure of “land from white farmers,” Fox News’ Tucker Carlson once again went down a conspiratorial rabbit hole popular with white supremacists.

After pointing out the Times reported on Smit and “again concluded that it’s quote ‘false’ that farm murders are a real problem,” Carlson invoked Smit’s murder to blast the paper.

“But yesterday, four men broke into his home and shot him–it was the second farm murder in the Western Cape province in the last month,” he concluded. “According to the New York Times, they deserved it.”

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Justin Baragona

Justin Baragona is the founder/publisher of Contemptor and a contributor to The Daily Beast. He was previously the Cable News Correspondent for Mediaite and prior to starting Contemptor, he worked on the editorial staff of PoliticusUSA. During that time, he had his work quoted by USA Today and BBC News, among others. Justin began his published career as a political writer for 411Mania. He resides in St. Louis, MO with his wife and pets.