Tucker Carlson Torches U.S. Senate Candidate John Fetterman | Eastern North Carolina Now | Fox News host Tucker Carlson documented U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman’s (D-PA) political ascension during a segment on his show this week in which he highlighted the 53-year-old’s lack of real world accomplishments.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Daily Wire News.

    Fox News host Tucker Carlson documented U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman's (D-PA) political ascension during a segment on his show this week in which he highlighted the 53-year-old's lack of real world accomplishments.

    Carlson began the segment by talking about how the town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, went from being a thriving small town with manufacturing at the heart of its economy to completely collapsing once the steel mill was closed down.

    "But one man saw an opportunity in Braddock, Pennsylvania, not an opportunity for the town, but an opportunity for himself," Carlson said. "That man's name was John Fetterman. Fetterman was 35 years old and had never in his life had a real job. Fetterman was not from Braddock, hardly, he grew up in an affluent neighborhood four hours away. Fetterman had spent his adult life going to school - first to business school then to Harvard for a so-called Masters of Public Policy, which, for the uninitiated, is an utterly meaningless document that you pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to get in order to tell people that you went to Harvard. But in Fetterman's case, it wasn't expensive at all. It was free. His dad paid for it and paid for everything else. As the Philadelphia Inquirer put it, for a long stretch, lasting well into his 40s, deep into middle age, Fetterman's main source of income came from his parents; they gave him and his family $54,000 in 2015 alone. In other words, John Fetterman was a classic trustafarian, a flaky middle-aged man looking for a purpose in life. And in Braddock, Pennsylvania, he found one."

    "In 2005, a year after arriving in Braddock, Fetterman announced he was running for mayor, and amazingly, boldly, given that he was a professional student living off his rich family, John Fetterman decided to run as a blue collar populist," Carlson continued. "But the media asked no questions. They loved it. In John Fetterman, the media saw themselves; he was just like them. So Fetterman narrowly won the race, and then the campaign to boost John Fetterman's career began in earnest. The Guardian newspaper described John Fetterman as the 'coolest mayor' in the country. The New York Times told its readers, who didn't know any better, that John Fetterman had 'turned the busted town of Braddock, PA, into a national symbol of hope, hard work, and authentic blue jeans.' How inspiring! Fetterman thought it was."

    "He went on a national tour to brag about how he was singlehandedly saving this benighted Milltown in western Pennsylvania. He gave a TED talk - of course he did - about how he was running Braddock using the lessons that he learned at Harvard. In 2011, he went - of course he did - to the Aspen Ideas Festival to further brag. Here's what he said: 'We created the first art gallery in the four-town region with artist studios; we did public art installations. And I don't know if you consider an art exactly, but I consider growing organic vegetables in the shadow of a steel mill an art, and that has attracted homesteading.' It's so perfect - homesteading, organic vegetables, art installations, and also again inevitably, a heaping dose of climate theology all imported from Harvard," Carlson continued. "So Fetterman imposed, on a town with no jobs, carbon caps on Braddock, Pennsylvania, and he claimed these carbon caps would somehow - he never explained how - bring more manufacturing jobs back. He called this initiative, 'carbon caps equals hard hats.' So expensive, unreliable energy will mean more manufacturing jobs. And yet somehow, no one laughed at him. So John Fetterman kept going. In a 2009 advertisement for himself, he promised that 'with a smart economically viable carbon cap policy in place, communities like Braddock can begin to build its manufacturing and middle class back up. This whole notion that we can continue to operate as we have been and ignore climate change is ludicrous.' They loved it at the Aspen Institute."

    "And to be fair, John Fetterman did not ignore climate change. He talked about climate change endlessly. He made climate change the centerpiece of his administration in Braddock, Pennsylvania," Carlson continued, later adding: "So what happened next? This is always our favorite part of the story. What were the results? How did Braddock, Pennsylvania, fare under the leadership of John Fetterman? That's really the only question that matters. And again, we want to be as fair and objective as we can be. So we're going to tell you that under his tenure as mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, the seas did not rise. That is true. Braddock is still on dry land. Of course, it's very far from the ocean, but it's still dry. So his climate policy worked. He can be proud of that. Unfortunately, everything else fell apart in Braddock. People kept fleeing. Braddock's population is currently at its lowest level ever recorded."

Inarguably, the policies of the Democrats in congress and Joe Biden as the Executive is plunging the United States into a recession, if we are not already there; a recession that was completely avoidable. Will abrupt changes in policies occur in time?
  Yes, the Democrats have a bold plan, yet to be revealed, to save us.
  No, there will have to be a complete undoing of the damage done by these Democrats.
  I can't do simple math, so how am I to understand the concept of basic economics.
1,173 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

Go Back

Leave a Guest Comment

Your Name or Alias
Your Email Address ( your email address will not be published)
Enter Your Comment ( no code or urls allowed, text only please )

Conservative Think Tank Reveals Which State Has The Most Free Education System In The Country Daily Wire, Guest Editorial, Editorials, Op-Ed & Politics Red China to join UN gun control campaign


Latest Op-Ed & Politics

The World Cup courted controversy this week after one of the teams continued racking up an obscene number of points even after it was clear they were already poised to win 1-0.
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) said Thursday he would “very seriously consider” running for Republican National Committee chair, challenging Ronna McDaniel in her bid for reelection.
FBI Director Christopher Wray admitted Thursday that he left early a Senate oversight hearing in August to go on vacation.
Twenty-four members of the US Men's Soccer team were thrown off the top of the Lusail Stadium today after defying Qatar authorities and wearing LGBTQ+ jerseys on the field. Twenty-four players died in the incident.
Facebook officials said Wednesday that the social media platform has no plans to reinstate the account of former President Donald Trump, despite announcing his bid earlier this week for a second term in the White House in 2024.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has a seven point lead over former President Donald Trump in who Republican voters want to see as the party’s 2024 presidential nominee, according to a new poll released this week.


Washington Examiner looks at Biden attack on democracy
shows ideological indoctrination on climate alarmism in schools
Joe Biden is the most popular president in history. You can't throw a rock without hitting someone who voted for him! So, the chances are high that someone you love is a Biden voter.
DailyWire+ has acquired exclusive film and television rights to Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged,” and will develop a series based on the groundbreaking 1957 novel, company co-CEO Jeremy Boreing announced Thursday.
The Civitas Poll of parents found that parents want controversial books reviewed by committees and objectionable books removed from elementary schools
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to impeach controversial Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner (D-PA).


Individuals and organizations are quitting Twitter in droves to protest Elon Musk's "recklessly violent" decision to reinstate Donald Trump's Twitter account, chief among them the Taliban.


Back to Top