Tucker Carlson is worried that the current trend he calls the “woke brain virus” could spread beyond Hollywood and Washington and infect other areas of government, like the military.
“But what if the current lunacy turns out to be more than a passing phase?” Carlson said Monday on his Fox News show. “What if woke race obsession is not a fad, but instead an incurable brain virus that’s infected our country’s entire leadership class? If that’s the case, then we’re in trouble.”
Carlson lamented the way President-Elect Joe Biden has been choosing his cabinet nominees and transition appointees first by their race and gender rather than their qualifications.
It could be one reason why some of Biden’s nominees are at risk for not being confirmed in the Senate.
“Notice there was no mention whatsoever of competence, or expertise, or any other quality that might actually help our country,” Carlson said after playing a clip of a conversation about who to choose for a secretary position. “Got the relevant background to run, say the Energy Department? Who cares? You’re the wrong color. No dice.”
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