Fox News has officially become the White Nationalist Network of America. Their efforts on behalf of blatantly racist philosophies and organizations makes it impossible to deny their close association and aligned goals. No better example exists than the fact that this week Fox’s top rated program host, Tucker Carlson, is in Hungary embracing their abhorrently bigoted and tyrannical Prime Minister, Viktor Orban.
Back at home, Fox News Senior Trump-fluffer Maria Bartiromo, invited Newt Gingrich to pontificate on his noxious notions of anti-immigrant hatred and xenophobia. Gingrich took the opportunity to wholly embrace the staunchly racist “white replacement theory” that Carlson is so fond of promoting. The theory proposes that Democrats are “importing” Mexicans to “replace” what conservatives regard as “traditional” Americans. Never mind that all Americans are immigrants unless they are descended from the Indigenous population that was here prior to the European invasion.
But from Gingrich’s supremacist perspective, it’s the refugees from Central America who are the invaders. He was asked by Bartiromo about a Wall Street Journal op-ed alleging that President Biden was neglecting illegal immigration. He replied by maligning the refugees, saying that…
“They don’t come all the way across Mexico for the purpose of visiting for two days. They want to be in America. And I think what’s hard for most of us to accept, is that the anti-American left would love to drown traditional classic Americans with as many people as they can who know nothing of American history, nothing of American tradition, nothing of the rule of law.
“I think that – if you go and you look at the radical left, this is their ideal model is to get rid of the rest of us because we believe in George Washington or we believe in the Constitution, and you see this behavior over and over again.”
Newt Gingrich is the latest on Fox to go full great replacement theory: The left is bringing immigrants to the United States “to get rid of the rest of us” (ht @EricKleefeld) pic.twitter.com/C0We3CgUKH
— John Whitehouse+ (@existentialfish) August 4, 2021
There’s a lot of loathing stuffed into that commentary. Let’s begin with Gingrich trivializing the reasons for immigrants coming to America. They are fleeing poverty and violence in their own countries. This has nothing to with with vacations or relocating to sunnier climes.
Gingrich’s rant refers to “the anti-American” and “radical left” in order to deflect from the reality that it is ultra-rightists like him who are sullying the proud tradition of American diversity that was built on immigration. Gingrich also uses phrases like “drown traditional classic Americans” to deliberately invoke violence and foment fear.
When Gingrich complains about people who “know nothing of American history, nothing of American tradition, nothing of the rule of law,” he doesn’t realize that he’s talking mostly about “the uneducated” who Donald Trump professes to love, because without them he’d have no one to attend his cult rallies or shower him with blind adulation. After all, no one is more dismissive of American laws than Trump himself.
Finally, Gingrich fires the coup de grâce with his frightening assertion that Democrats are plotting to “get rid of the rest of us.” It’s a statement that is filled with ignorance and intended to incite hostilities by those who are stupid enough to believe any of this malarkey. But that’s the purpose of segments like this on Fox News. They are unabashedly devoted to inciting hatred and division in order to maintain power for white supremacists like Gingrich and Trump.
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