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Tucker Carlson Claims The Left Completely Made Up QAnon Because There's No 'Website' For It

Tucker Carlson Claims The Left Completely Made Up QAnon Because There's No 'Website' For It
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Fox News' Tucker Carlson has apparently decided to attempt to gaslight everyone in the world—truly an ambitious goal—into believing there is no such thing as QAnon.

Only a month ago Carlson was rushing to defend QAnon believers after legislation was introduced that could bar those who disseminate QAnon rhetoric, and anyone who participated in the January 6 attack on the Capitol, from holding a federal security clearance.

He claimed on his show QAnon is all a leftist conspiracy and doesn't really exist—because his team couldn't find an official website, even after spending "all day" looking.

"We spent all day trying to locate the famous QAnon, which, in the end, we learned is not even a website. If it's out there, we could not find it."

This statement came after a rant about other media networks shining a light on the intentional disinformation being directed at the American people.

Carlson claimed these networks are, themselves, trying to mislead people.

"Disinformation networks? That doesn't sound like a misleading social media post, it sounds like a terror cell. And it sounds that way on purpose. The thing about disinformation that they're telling us is that's it's not simply harmful to you personally ....Disinformation hurts everyone."

Carlson went on to mention Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Green, whose Twitter postings have been called into question.

"We checked Marjorie Taylor Greene's Twitter feed because we have heard she traffics in disinformation, CNN told us, but nothing there. Next, we called our many friends in the tight-knit intel community. Could Vladimir Putin be putting this stuff out there? The Proud Boys? Alex Jones?"

Here he began to point the finger at cable news networks, during his show which is hosted on a major cable news network.

"Who is lying to America in ways that are certain to make us hate each other and certain to destroy our core institutions?"
"Well, none of the above, actually. It wasn't Marjorie Taylor Greene. It was cable news. It was politicians talking on TV. They're the ones spreading disinformation to Americans. Maybe they are from QAnon."

As usual for the internet, folks immediately resorted to sarcasm and absolutely nobody was pulling punches.

People on Twitter were quick to point out many of Carlson's fan base are QAnon believers.

Maybe this wasn't his best idea ever.

Even Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois called out Carlson's damaging and ridiculous rhetoric.

While Carlson seems to have not noticed, or has ignored, the paradox of blaming all of this on cable news networks from his seat on his cable news show, his attempts to dissemble don't seem to be fooling anyone.

QAnon adherents were linked to the Capitol riot and the QAnon conspiracy theories continue to inform the decisions of everyone who still believes them.