For Tucker Carlson, the real lesson of the chaos at the nation’s Capitol is the one most likely to be ignored.
The bizarre images of Americans storming their seat of government — on a day traditionally given over to merely certifying the people’s will as expressed through the ballot box — are being used already by Democrats and the establishment media to discredit widespread doubts about the 2020 vote.
But as Carlson reminded the country in his Fox News monologue on Wednesday, the outrage didn’t happen in a vacuum — and it isn’t likely to go away anytime soon.
“The only reason this country is rich and successful is because for hundreds of years, we’ve enjoyed a stable political system,” Carlson said. “And the only reason that system is stable is because it’s a democracy. It responds to voters.”
For millions of voters after the 2020 election, the faith in