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Tucker Carlson of Fox News has had quite a time of it lately.

So have his family members.

Radical leftists — an ‘Antifa’ element — have verbally attacked his wife and daughter in separate incidents because they oppose his on-air viewpoints, especially on the Latin American caravan.

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, a group from the US capital — Smash Racism DC — ambushed the Carlson family home:

The Gateway Pundit posted a tweet from Smash Racism DC about making a visit to his home as well as this (bold emphasis in the original, those in purple mine):

The group is threatening Carlson and demanding that he leave town, saying that “tonight, we remind you that you are not safe either.”

The leftists were also chanting, “No borders! No walls! No USA at all!”

Smash Racism DC also posted a picture of a sign on Carlson’s door with his address written on it — which was removed by Twitter after inquiries from journalists. The account remains active however, despite all the threats made on their feed.

The group dispersed a couple minutes after the police arrived. No arrests were made.

According to a source, Carlson has been being harassed so much that he cannot go out to eat or safely use the front entrance at Fox News.

Tonight’s incident appears to have been organized by the same group that was behind chasing Senator Ted Cruz out of a restaurant in DC in September.

It is important to press home the point that DC police made no arrests:

The Daily Caller, which Carlson co-founded before he joined Fox News two years ago, had more to report on Smash Racism DC’s ambush. It took place shortly before Carlson was going on air (emphases mine):

A left-wing mob showed up outside Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s house Wednesday evening, posted pictures of his address online and demanded that he flee the city of Washington, D.C.

Carlson, a co-founder of The Daily Caller and host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” was at the Fox News studio when the angry crowd showed up outside of his house.

At least one of the protesters went all the way up to Carlson’s front door, where they left a sign with his family’s home address written on it and rang his doorbell. Carlson’s wife Susie was home alone at the time

“Tucker Carlson, you cannot hide from the people you hurt with your rhetoric, your lies, and your hate,” the group wrote on Twitter, adding the hashtag “#KnockKnockTucker.”

The left-wing group’s Twitter account was suspended shortly after midnight on Thursday.

Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott and president Jay Wallace released a statement Thursday denouncing the mob’s actions.

“The incident that took place at Tucker’s home last night was reprehensible. The violent threats and intimidation tactics toward him and his family are completely unacceptable,” Scott and Wallace said, adding:

“We as a nation have become far too intolerant of different points of view. Recent events across our country clearly highlight the need for a more civil, respectful, and inclusive national conversation. Those of us in the media and in politics bear a special obligation to all Americans, to find common ground.”

A Fox News article explains what happened:

Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” was not home at the time. He said his wife, Susie, was home alone and heard the commotion from the kitchen. She called the police and locked herself into a pantry, he said. His brother — who lives close by — arrived about the same time as law enforcement.

The host said activists rang his doorbell, broke his oak door and one protester was apparently caught on security video mentioning a pipe bomb.

D.C. police did not immediately respond to a Fox News email early Thursday.

Carlson said he was at the Fox News office in Washington working on his opening monologue when neighbors texted him about the commotion outside his home. His wife of 22 years did not contact him because she didn’t want to distract him before he went on air, he said.

The group eventually scattered. It was unclear if there were any arrests. Carlson said the group posted online the home addresses of his brother and his former college roommate, Neil Patel, who co-founded the Daily Caller with Carlson.

Carlson said he was not worried so much for himself as for his family:

Here’s the problem, I have four children,” he said by phone. “I never thought twice about leaving them home alone, but this is the reaction because this group doesn’t like my TV show.”

At least Twitter suspended Smash Racism DC’s account early on Thursday, November 8.

SFGate from San Francisco reported on Carlson’s conversation with the Washington Post about the incident:

Fox News host Tucker Carlson was at his desk Wednesday evening, less than two hours before his 8 p.m. live show, when he suddenly started receiving multiple text messages

“I called my wife,” Carlson told The Washington Post in a phone interview. “She had been in the kitchen alone getting ready to go to dinner and she heard pounding on the front door and screaming. … Someone started throwing himself against the front door and actually cracked the front door.”

Roughly 20 people had gathered outside Carlson’s residence, said Lt. Jon Pongratz with the Metropolitan Police Department of D.C. Authorities received a call at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and responded “within a few minutes,” Pongratz told The Post.

Pongratz said that the police were still outside the Carlson residence hours later and continue to patrol the block in case the protesters return.

SFGate reported the support that journalists who are politically left, right and centre gave the Carlsons.

Carlson also said that:

he went to “great lengths” to keep his home address private because of his family, who were all “very upset” by the protesters. He added that he loves his home and neighborhood and does not want to move.

“They think of Northwest D.C. as a tranquil sanctuary where they know everyone and everyone is nice,” he said. “They think of this as the greatest place in the world.”

Now, Carlson is worried about leaving his family alone at home.

“How can you go out for dinner and leave the kids at home at this point?” he said. “If they’re talking about pipe bombs … how do you live like that?”

He added that he also doesn’t know what he’s going to do about checking the mail. In October, pipe bombs were mailed across the country to high-profile critics of President Trump.

“I probably won’t open another package sent to our house from now on,” Carlson said.

Wednesday night’s events are the latest in a spate of harassment aimed at prominent politicians and media outlets, ranging from being heckled in restaurants to receiving packages containing explosive devices.

While he is no stranger to threats, Carlson said this time things went “too far.”

“I don’t think I should be threatened in our house,” he said. “I think I should fight back, and I plan to.”

He added: “I’m not going to be bullied and intimidated.”

The Gateway Pundit revealed that, in addition to Carlson and his brother Buckley, other conservative journalists have also been doxxed (had sensitive information revealed by a malicious third party):

the addresses of Ann Coulter, Daily Caller’s Neil Patel, and Sean Hannity.

The article added:

Someone affiliated with DC Antifa told The Gateway Pundit that the protest at Carlson’s home was “just the beginning.”

Tucker told his story to Fox News’s Brian Kilmeade on November 8. Much of the interview contains the aforementioned information, but Tucker did emphasise that his wife is ‘apolitical’ and said that one never discusses politics in DC, because so many people are friends across the aisle. Tucker, incidentally, was supposed to be enjoying a few days’ holiday. Instead he had to deal with the aftermath of a home ambush. No, it wasn’t a protest. As Tucker said, it was a threat.

Even worse, Tucker told Brian Kilmeade that he thinks one of the culprits could have been a guest on his show:

A few days later, news emerged that one of Tucker’s three daughters had been verbally abused at a DC-area country club in October. This incident involves a man — the alleged verbal abuser — who is a client of Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels’s lawyer. Several weeks ago, Carlson dubbed him Creepy Porn Lawyer, a name which has since gone viral.

Avenatti was arrested and later released on November 14 on charges of domestic violence:

But I digress.

Back now to the story about Tucker and his family. On November 10, Breitbart reported (language alert):

A Virginia country club revoked the membership of a man accused of verbally accosting Tucker Carlson’s teenage daughter last month, according to the Fox News Channel host. Conversely, the man referred to as Juan alleges Carlson assaulted him and is purportedly being represented by television lawyer Michael Avenatti.

Carlson provided a lengthy statement to The Hill’s Joe Concha Saturday, detailing the eyebrow-raising incident that reportedly involved the unnamed man, Carlson, and two of his children.

On October 13, I had dinner with two of my children and some family friends at the Farmington Country Club in Charlottesville, Virginia,” Carlson’s statement begins. “Toward the end of the meal, my 19-year-old daughter went to the bathroom with a friend. On their way back through the bar, a middle aged man stopped my daughter and asked if she was sitting with Tucker Carlson. My daughter had never seen the man before. She answered: ‘That’s my dad,’ and pointed to me. The man responded, ‘Are you Tucker’s whore?’ He then called her a ‘f*** c***.’ ”

“My daughter returned to the table in tears. She soon left the table and the club. My son, who is also a student, went into the bar to confront the man. I followed,” Carlson continued. “My son asked the man if he’d called his sister a ‘whore’ and a ‘c**t.’ The man admitted he had, and again become profane. My son threw a glass of red wine in the man’s face and told him to leave the bar, which he soon did.”

Carlson said he notified the staff at Farmington Country Club immediately following the incident, prompting a three-week investigation by the management. Juan’s club membership was annulled last week, the prime-time newsman told Concha. “I love my children. It took enormous self-control not to beat the man with a chair, which is what I wanted to do,” added Carlson. “I think any father can understand the overwhelming rage and shock that I felt seeing my teenage daughter attacked by a stranger.”

Avenatti took to Twitter to refute allegations against his client Juan, who is Latino and gay. Carlson said that:

neither he or his college-aged son assaulted Juan, nor did he know he was Latino or gay. “What happened on October 13 has nothing to do with identity politics,” he said. “It was a grotesque violation of decency. I’ve never seen anything like it in my life.”

Responding to Carlson’s statement, Avenatti said the Fox News host’s version of events is a “lie,” while accusing him of being “intoxicated”. As pointed out by podcaster Jamie Weinstein, a previous collaborator of Carlson, the newsman doesn’t drink alcohol. The lawyer also alleged Carlson’s son committed “assault and battery.”

On November 12, The Daily Caller reported that Avenatti’s client Juan is considering suing Carlson.

On November 14, American Thinker revealed that Juan had been on the board of directors for The Women’s Initiative at the time of the country club incident. Oh, the irony! He stood down on November 13:

Hmm. One wonders whether the aforementioned lawsuit will go ahead.

Regardless, Tucker Carlson is a decent man with a decent family. He is actually pretty centrist and somewhat libertarian in his political outlook. Neither he nor his family deserve these horrifying verbal attacks on their privacy. Please keep them in your prayers.

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