Tucker Carlson: Critics Of Indiana’s Anti-Gay Law Are ‘Jihadis’

Tucker Carlson discusses Indiana's anti-gay law during an appearance on Fox News on March 31, 2015.
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April 1, 2015 11:42 a.m.

Fox News host and Daily Caller editor Tucker Carlson said on Tuesday that critics of Indiana’s divisive Religious Freedom Restoration Act are as intolerant as “jihadis.”

“All the talk of tolerance that a lot of us sort of took at face value in the ‘90s and even in the last decade — ‘Why can’t all of us get along; you accept me, I’ll accept you’ — they didn’t mean it at all,” Carlson said during a panel discussion about the law on Fox News’ “Special Report with Bret Baier.”

“These are absolutists. These are jihadis,” he said.

“These are people who want to make you obey,” he continued. “They don’t brook any opposition to their worldview at all. They will crush you.”‘

Fellow panelist and conservative commentator George Will seconded Carlson, saying that gay-rights supporters have abandoned tolerance for “the old belief that whatever isn’t forbidden must be mandatory.”

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