Morning Jolt: Tucker Carlson vs. the NSA

On the menu today: Tucker Carlson makes a huge accusation against the U.S. National Security Agency, but offers no proof; New York City royally botches its mayoral-election-vote counting; and some deep thoughts on how we choose and shape our identities.

Tucker Carlson's Gigantic Unproven Accusation against the NSA

Color me exceptionally skeptical of Tucker Carlson's claim that the U.S. National Security is spying on his texts and emails and plans "to leak them in an attempt to take this show off the air" — with a caveat.

Extraordinary accusations require extraordinary proof — and so far, Carlson has only described what he has been told by an unnamed source, whom he characterized as a whistleblower. Carlson said, "The whistleblower, who is in a position to know, repeated back to us information about a story that we are working on that could have only come directly from my texts and emails. There’s no other possible source for that information, period." Carlson has not named ...

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Tucker Carlson vs. the NSA

On the menu today: Tucker Carlson makes a huge accusation against the U.S. National Security Agency, but offers no proof; New York City royally botches its mayoral-election-vote counting; and some deep thoughts on how we choose and shape our identities.

Tucker Carlson's Gigantic Unproven Accusation against the NSA

Color me exceptionally skeptical of Tucker Carlson's claim that the U.S. National Security is spying on his texts and emails and plans "to leak them in an attempt to take this show off the air" — with a caveat.

Extraordinary accusations require extraordinary proof — and so far, Carlson has only described what he has been told by an unnamed source, whom he characterized as a whistleblower. Carlson said, "The whistleblower, who is in a position to know, repeated back to us information about a story that we are working on that could have only come directly from my texts and emails. There’s no other possible source for that information, period." Carlson has not named ...   READ MORE

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