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Red Lobster, Tucker Carlson

Restaurant chain Red Lobster is the latest company to cave to pressure from the far-left blacklisting campaign against Tucker Carlson, announcing Tuesday that they would no long advertise on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight.

The Wrap reports that Red Lobster confirmed their removal of ads from Tucker Carlson’s prime time show, saying in a statement, “Red Lobster’s advertising buying guidelines reflect our core values and commitment to supporting programming that represents the highest standards of good taste, fair practice and objectivity.”

“We reserve the right to make changes to our purchases when the dialogue is no longer in line with our criteria.”

Red Lobster is the latest company to pull ads from Carlson’s show. He faced an ad boycott last month over comments criticizing American immigration policy, and he is once again in the crosshairs of the far-left over comments he made about many women who do not want to marry men who earn less than them.

Jemele Hill

@jemelehill

What in the cheddar bay biscuits is this?

Judd Legum

@JuddLegum

1. Can we talk about @redlobster?

Dozens of corporations stopped advertising on Tucker Carlson after he said immigrants made America “dirtier”

Now Carlson is arguing there’s a moral responsibility to pay women less than men.@redlobster is one of the few corps sticking w/him

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When reached for comment, a Fox News spokesperson referred Breitbart News to a previous statement.
The statement reads:

We cannot and will not allow voices like Tucker Carlson to be censored by agenda-driven intimidation efforts from the likes of Moveon.org, Media Matters and Sleeping Giants. Attempts were made last month to bully and terrorize Tucker and his family at their home. He is now once again being threatened via Twitter by far left activist groups with deeply political motives. While we do not advocate boycotts, these same groups never target other broadcasters and operate under a grossly hypocritical double standard given their intolerance to all opposing points of view.

Carlson has indeed faced vicious tactics from the left before. In November, his home, where his wife was home alone, was targeted by Antifa, a group notorious for its tactics of violence and intimidation.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/01/08/red-lobster-caves-to-left-wing-blacklist-campaign-pulls-ads-from-tucker-carlsons-show/

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