Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson opened his program questioning the of masks and the reactions from some to those that question the science justifying masks as a means to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Carlson pointed to how dissent from the conventional wisdom on masks is shut down in some cases, including by public officials and on social media.
CARLSON: If someone had asked you a year ago what you thought of people who wear masks after Halloween, the chances are your reaction would have been negative. Masks? What kind of person covers his face in public?
Let’s see. Armed robbers do that. So do Klansmen and radical wahhabists.
The rest of us don’t do that. In fact, until recently, wearing a mask in public was illegal in many places. The assumption was if you’re hiding who you are, you’re up to something bad. It