Trump supporter Candace Owens says she's voting for 'mob rule' in live TV interview

Greg Evans
Tuesday 03 November 2020 11:45
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Candace Owens, one of the most outspoken Black supporters of Donald Trump managed to fluff her lines during a Fox News interview when she said she would be voting for 'mob rule'.

The Conservative activist was speaking to Tucker Carlson on the eve of the election and tried to promote's Trump's message of law and order, something that the president has been trying to drive home throughout the campaign.

Owens appeared to be hinting at the problems that anti-fascist groups, a sector that Trump has singled out as troublemakers, could cause under a Biden administration and also Trump's suggestion that Biden could 'destroy the suburbs' with an influx of affordable housing. It's a simple message that Trump has said many times but Owens managed to say this in a very confusing manner.

They're gonna come for you too. And they're gonna move past businesses, they're gonna move into the suburbs, they're gonna move into homes. Tucker, you know this, you've had antifa turn up on your doorstep. There is no way to stop this. So you be careful and you think about that when you head to the polls.

You are either on the side of mob rule, or you are on the side of law and order. And I am on the side of mob rule. Tomorrow, I will be casting my ballot for Donald J. Trump.

We sincerely doubt that this was what Owens was aiming to say and even Carlson appeared a little perplexed adding a solemn "Amen, nicely put" at the end.

Owen's slip up has now been viewed more than 900,000 times since Monday evening and has brought her a fair bit of mockery and ridicule with some calling it a 'Freudian slip.'

Owens is certainly a controversial figure in the current US climate. She is one of the leading figures of the 'Blexit' movement for Black Trump supporters and has previously said that police brutality victim George Floyd was 'not a hero' and that Americans were 'overdosing on white guilt.'

Civil unrest has been widespread in America in 2020 with anti-racism and Black Lives Matter protests being violently dispersed by law enforcement, with even Trump deploying the military to suppress protesters outside of the White House.

That being said, reports do suggest that Trump has seen a rise in support from Black voters with individuals like rapper Lil Wayne providing high profile support for the president.

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