Tucker Carlson, Fox News host, said the Freedom Convoy happening in Ottawa, Canada is the “single most successful human rights protest in a generation.”
“According to the FNC host, the movement within Canada has been able to overcome the anti-trucker protest campaign being waged against it in the media,” according to Breitbart News.
Carlson credited the citizen journalists on the ground for the success.
Partial transcript as follows:
Canada’s working class has finally rebelled after years of relentless abuse. Truck drivers are threatening to topple Justin Trudeau’s creepy little government with their big rigs, and they may succeed actually.
The protests against Justin Trudeau’s vaccine mandates had been far more effective than anyone in charge imagined. For Democrats in the United States, that’s a pretty obvious lesson.
Over the past 48 hours, Canadian truckers have blocked the major trade routes between their country and ours. Last night, farmers driving heavy agricultural equipment shut down the highways at the Manitoba border with the United States. You’re seeing footage now from the town of Emerson, Manitoba.
Eleven hundred miles away, a similar scene on the border of Ontario in the United States, green tractors with Canadian flags lining the highway in protest. But the most meaningful blockade of all is taking place right now on the Ambassador Bridge. That’s the privately owned span that connects Detroit to Windsor, Ontario.
If you live in the Upper Midwest, you know it well, a quarter of all the trade between the United States and Canada, one another’s biggest trading partners, that’s billions of dollars comes across that bridge.
And as FOX’s Molly Line is reporting from Ottawa, that bridge is now completely shut down.
To read the full transcript of Carlson’s monologue, click here.