Fox News host Tucker Carlson waded into controversy on Monday over the US military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, branding it a ruse to identify “sincere Christians,” “freethinkers” and “men with high testosterone levels” in the armed forces.
During the diatribe, Carlson, 52, denounced the demand as “unfair” and a “political purity test” — accusing military officials of “brainwashing” soldiers who were hesitant to get the jab with Satanic writings.
“To this day, only 46 members of the entire US military have died from the coronavirus in the past year and a half,” Carlson said at the beginning of his piece.
Tucker Carlson ran another diatribe against the US military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Monday, calling it a ruse to identify “sincere Christians,” “freethinkers” and “men with high testosterone levels”
‘Suicide, on the other hand, costs many, many times more. In just a few months last year, 156 soldiers committed suicide. So military suicide is a real crisis that the Pentagon may want to address.”
Carlson then claimed, “The purpose of mandatory vaccination is to identify the sincere Christians in the ranks, the freethinkers, the men with high testosterone levels and anyone who doesn’t like Joe Biden and get them to leave immediately.”
“It’s horrific,” Carlson added of the military mandate. “If you loved the country, you wouldn’t do this.”
“It’s a US military takeover.”
Carlson calls vaccine mandate a military ‘takeover’ and a ploy to brainwash ‘freethinkers’
Carlson then tried to back up his claim using visual aids — two PowerPoint slides he says were used by the US military to brainwash “freethinkers.”
According to Carlson, the slides address concerns that service workers may have had regarding getting the jab against their will.
The first slide, entitled “Questions of Friday,” lists seven principles one might live by – such as, “Beliefs should match one’s best scientific understanding of the world. Care must be taken never to distort scientific facts to fit your beliefs’ and ‘Your body is inviolable, subject to your own will alone.’
Another principle is: “One should strive to act with compassion and empathy toward all creatures according to reason.”
Another states: ‘People are fallible. If someone makes a mistake, he should do his best to correct it and repair any damage.’
In reality, the seven sayings are the seven tenets of Satanism, taken from the Temple of Satanism website.
The slide also features a prominent pull quote, highlighted by Carlson’s team, that reads, “How many children were sacrificed to Satan for the vaccine?” as well as an archaic painting of a satanic sacrificial ritual.
Carlson tried to bolster his claim on-air with a strange PowerPoint slide showing the Seven Principles of Satanism, which he said he obtained from the US military
“This is a real slide of it on your screen,” Carlson said.
‘There you notice the sympathetic portrayal of Satanism. “How many children have been sacrificed to Satan by the vaccine?” the slide reads, apparently sarcastic,” the news host scoffed.
“The presentation goes on to list the so-called teachings of Satanism taken from the Temple of Satanism website,” he notes, before claiming, “So here you have the US military doing PR for Satanists.” .’
Carlson then creates a second slide, one that claims only three people have died from taking the COVID vaccine — all from the Johnson & Johnson shot.
Carson then attacked the facts presented in a second slide, which he said came from the US military, saying it directly contradicts the facts being offered by the Biden administration.
The furious presenter notes that the facts in the alleged army slide are “unfair” and that they contradict the facts presented by the Biden administration.
“Reports collected by the Biden administration itself indicate (deaths are) in reality in the thousands,” he told the camera.
Carlson did not quote which “reports” he referred to in his diatribe.
The host said his show with the military confirmed the authenticity of the PowerPoint slides.
However, the military stated that the presentation had not been approved by military officials.