Fox News' Tucker Carlson Compares Affirmative Action To Slavery, Jim Crow, And Japanese Internment
Fox Segment Asks: "Is Affirmative Action Racist?"
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From the December 21 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): When Princeton University, in a study that I think we both accept is real, says you need to score 540 points higher than other students in order to have the same chance of getting in, I think it's a rational conclusion to believe that there is discrimination going on. Let me ask you one last question. You noted a bunch of painful periods of American history, both of us abhor them. So, the Japanese internment, slavery, Jim Crow, we all agree those were bad. Why are they bad? They're bad because people in power hurting American citizens based on their race. How is that different from what Harvard is doing?