CNN anchor Jim Acosta said Saturday on “Newsroom” that the right in America has become “like the American Taliban,” which he named “MAGAban.”
Acosta said, “Leading figures on the far right have been sounding the alarm on Afghanistan evacuees all week. The refugees are coming. The refugees are coming.”
He continued, “Over on Fox, human manure spreader Tucker Carlson has floated yet another race-baiting conspiracy theory that tens of thousands of Afghan refugees are being sent over to this country in order to change the outcome of elections.”
Acosta then played clips of Tucker Carlson, Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) discussing “bloodshed” and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA) urging telecommunication companies to not cooperate with the select committee investigating January 6.
Acosta continued, “Times they are also changing down in Texas. That’s where a bizarre new law all but prohibits abortion