House Speaker McCarthy released additional and unseen footage to Tucker Carlson for release to the public. Both sides have taken sides on what this newly released footage means.
All news is biased, here are both sides:
Left Bias: Even the right knows Tucker edited the footage.
The editing and selective publication of Jan 6th footage is a deliberate attempt by the right and Fox to try and rewrite history. Even Speaker of the House McCarthy once admitted that the events on January 6th were a premeditated and a deliberate insurrection, once saying that “no one would disagree that the riot was a violent insurrection". Even republicans themselves are vocalizing displeasure with Fox's attempt to white wash one of the darkest days in American history.
"I think it’s bullshit,” Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) told reporters Tuesday when asked about Carlson’s portrayal of the events as mostly peaceful. “When you see police officers assaulted, all of that ... if you were just a tourist, you should’ve probably lined up at the visitors’ center and came in on an orderly basis.” - Huffington Post
McCarthy handing this new video to Fox is another example of how right wing public officials are utilizing Fox News as a propaganda wing for their party. Don't be fooled by the republicans selective memory.
Right Bias: The new Jan 6th video vindicates those arrested and challenges the narrative from the left.
The video released by Tucker Carlson tells a different story than we have been told. The Jan 6th footage that has been played on repeat is the democratic parties attempt to control the narrative. The over 40,000 hours of video that was just released shows how patient, calm, and orderly the overall the protestors were and not the violent mob that has been force fed to the American public.
"These are not rioters, these are people who wondered over from a political rally" - Tucker Carlson
The newly released videos show that the people in the Capitol revered the Capitol and were largely peaceful. The indisputable facts from these new videos proves that the vast majority of the people in the Capitol were peaceful and the punishments don't meet the crimes. The new video also disputes the false narratives that the left has been forcing down our throats.
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