Friday, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson slammed Democrats for their claims that the wildfires ravaging the West were a product of anthropogenic climate change, and by extension, President Donald Trump for not being more proactive about climate change.
Carlson said such statements were a part of an argument for citizens to change their lifestyles and turn over more power to the government.
CARLSON: Massive wildfires, unprecedented in their scope continue to sweep across huge portions of the West tonight.
In Oregon, half a million residents have been forced to evacuate their homes. That’s one of every 10 people in the entire state. Dozens are dead, including small children. But the fires still are not close to contained. Watch this report from Fox’s Jeff Paul.
JEFF PAUL, FOX NEWS CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Months of tinder-dry conditions added to days of high winds and hot temperatures creating a perfect firestorm across the