Trump’s biggest fan Tucker Carlson says president is a ‘full blown BS artist’ and thinks that's a good thing


Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson has been known for his pro-Trump sentiments, but his latest is maybe his weirdest yet.

On Wednesday night, on his show Tucker Carlson Tonight, Carlson began by bringing up the Washington Post’s assertion that Trump has made more than 13,000 “false or misleading claims” since taking office.

Carlson didn’t dispute that – in fact, he showed a clip of Trump falsely claiming that his inauguration crowd was the “biggest ever”.

After which Carlson simply says:

We're not going to lie to you. That was untrue.

The crowd at the 2017 inauguration was not the largest ever measured on the national mall. Sorry, it wasn't.

He then went on to say that lying is in the president’s nature, adding:

Donald Trump is a salesman. He's a talker, a boaster, a booster, a compulsive self-promoter. At times, he's a full-blown BS artist. If Trump hadn't gotten rich in real estate, he could have made a fortune selling cars.

However, while Carlson admitted Trump is a liar, he refused to acknowledge the seriousness of his lies.

“Is lying really the reason the left despises Donald Trump?” said Carlson, adding, “Or could the real problem be, as is so often the case, the exact opposite of what they claim it is? Think back over the last four years. When have the CNN anchors been the angriest? Was it when Donald Trump told some whopper, or exaggerated his own accomplishments?”

He went on: “They're used to that kind of lying, everyone who spends time around politicians is used to it. What infuriates official Washington is not when Trump lies, it's when he tells the truth. Truth is the real threat to their power.“

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