Fox News contributor and Daily Caller founder Tucker Carlson appeared Tuesday on the syndicated radio show of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and accused the Obama administration of engaging in “Nazi stuff.”
Carlson called into the show by phone and discussed what he described as the administration’s “ethnic politics.” On the video webcast version of the show, Jones showed a giant graphic of Obama dressed as Hitler, complete with a mustache, and flanked by the words “DICTATOR” and “SCUM” in bold letters as Carlson spoke.
Obama shown as Hitler during show. Image via InfoWars
The moment came after Jones asked Carlson what he thought of Obama’s approach to racial issues in Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, which Jones said was bringing the country close to civil war.
“The problem with the administration’s position — which is, ‘yeah, you know, violence is bad but I kind of see their point’ — it is in effect making excuses for and therefore encouraging that kind of behavior,” Carlson said. “It’s scary.”
“They categorize people by race in a way that, you know, you can’t even imagine — 30 years ago you would have said, ‘Wait a second, that’s like Nazi stuff,'” Carlson said of the Obama administration and its “ethnic politics.”
Jones agreed, before going on to complain of other ways “the establishment” is dividing people, such as the institutional misandry found in the new film “Mad Max: Fury Road.”
Later on, Jones asked Carlson for his take on the “Jade Helm 15” military exercises in Texas, which InfoWars had covered as a conspiratorial “psy ops” project that would clear the way for martial law in parts of the United States like Texas.
Carlson didn’t directly answer Jones on the supposed “Texas takeover,” but he did identify with Jones against the mainstream media.
“Look, you know as well as I, there’s nobody in the press who is culturally on the same page as you are, or I am, for that matter,” Carlson said.
“Nobody owns a gun. Nobody goes to church. Nobody’s pro-life. You’re just looking at a solid wall of culture that’s different,” he added.
Jones seemed to agree, at one point noting that even Carlson’s own network Fox had referred to Jones as “a kook.”
Carlson did not return TPM’s request for comment on Thursday.
Watch the clip. Carlson’s “Nazi” comment comes at the 4:20 mark: