When the left-wing thugs of Antifa tried to break into Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s home Wednesday night—forcing his terrified wife who was home alone to hide in the pantry—at least one high-profile celebrity strongly denounced the assault.
“Fighting Tucker Carlson’s ideas is an American right. Targeting his home and terrorizing his family is an act of monstrous cowardice,” tweeted left-leaning late-night host Stephen Colbert.
It’s one thing to note that the political often affects the personal. It’s quite another to make everything political personal. That’s a recipe for disaster.
Yelling in restaurants might be merely rude, but scaring a television host’s wife in her home is upping the ante. Sending mail bombs might come next. Shooting at congressmen might not be far behind.
And then what?
Such violence begins with the same kind of morally relative logic that is the germ of all terrorism. Tucker Carlson and his family are but the latest victims of this dangerous trend, and it really is scary to think about what might come next.
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Fighting Tucker Carlson’s ideas is an American right. Targeting his home and terrorizing his family is an act of monstrous cowardice. Obviously don’t do this, but also, take no pleasure in it happening. Feeding monsters just makes more monsters.
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 8, 2018