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his casket. he would be loved by all who loved him as an amazing human being. that is our story for tonight. we will see you back here tomorrow night at 7:00. tucker is up next. ♪ ♪ >> tucker: good evening and welcome to tucker carlson tonight. like most people you probably haven't been watching a lot of cnn lately. but you may have heard they staged a televised town hall meeting on gun control last night. it seemed like one of those cultural moments worth being aware of for educational purposes we want to show you a short clip of what happened. here it is. [shouting]
>> tucker: wait, sorry, i'm so sorry. two minute hate scene 1984. we got the footage confused it was easy to do. here is the cnn version of that. >> i think what you're asking about is the assault weapons ban. >> yes. >> yes, sir. >> so let me be honest with you about that one. if i believed that that law would have prevented this from happening, i would support it. [crowd booing] >> i want to explain to you why it would not. >> can you tell me right now that you will not accept a single donation from the nra in the future? [cheers and applause] i wish the nra lady i could have talked to because i would ask her how she can look in the mirror considering the fact that she has children. >> let me answer the question. let me answer the question. can you shout me down when i'm finished but let me answer his question. he should have been barred from getting a firearm. and as i. >> legally. he bought it legally. >> he should not have been able to. he should not have been able. >> to then why hasn't done something about that. >> if i could change time and change circumstances, i would have done everything in my power to prevent that.
[shouting] >> you just told this group of people that you are standing up for them. you are not standing up for them until you say i weapons. >> i want to thank dana loesch of the nra and sheriff scott for being here to listen to your questions. [crowd booing] >> tucker: emotions were inflamed. yelling and nasty tz don't help anyone. precisely in times of tragedy and distress that we need calmest and most thoughtful voices. cnn last night brought us the opposite. they did it to make money. but they also did it for ideological reasons. that wasn't a town hall meeting and it certainly wasn't a news event. it was an act of ritual public humiliation for anybody who disagrees with cnn's transapparently clear position against gun rights. dana loesch was there last night. she was the one you just saw being called a murderer on stage. she spoke about her experience earlier today.
>> many in legacy media love mass shootings. you guys love it now i'm not saying that you love the tragedy. but i am saying that you love the ratings. crying white mothers are ratings gold to you and many in the legacy media in the back. and notice i said crying white mothers because there are thousands of grieving black mothers in chicago every weekend and you don't see town halls for them, do you? >> tucker: she is certainly right about the deep corruption of the news media. how corrupt? well hbo helped lead toll safety. went to the cnn event last night or wpri-12ed to. cnn producers rewrote the question he wanted to ask. cnn denies scripting anything. in other words, they're claiming that colton haab is
a liar. colton haab joins us tonight. colton, thanks for coming on. >> absolutely. thanks so much for having me. before we get into anything. i just want to make sure that everybody hasn't forgotten why we are actually here tonight. i mean, we lost 17 lives last week. >> tucker: yes. >> i actually physically put two to rest to. me that was the hardest thing to endure. nobody should have to go through. this as long as we are taking the right steps to move forward from this and make sure this doesn't happen again, i'm all for that. >> we certainly haven't forgotten. thank you for reminding us yet again. we think that the only way to make the country better and maybe put a dent in this scourge is to have a rational, thoughtful conversation about what to do next. and with that in mind. >> absolutely. >> tucker: you were planning to go to this event last night and tell me if i am mischaracterizing any of this. >> now are not. >> tucker: at the request of cnn producer you sent in a number of questions questions you wanted to ask
on the stage and they rewrote one of your questions? is that right? >> yes, sir. what had happened was four days ago i had gotten contact by a lady named cnn. she had asked me to write a speech. town hall. so i agreed. i felt like it would be the right thing to do. be able to go speak my part as well as open eyes to a few things that i thought can make this situation a little better. for there three days ago. i gout an email back from her and she asked for more of questions rather than a speech. i speech and questions i wanted to ask at the town hall. the day after that it was more of just questions. she asked for just questions that i would like to ask. so, i gave her my questions and then yesterday, at about 5:15, i made contact with her. and she had asked if i had just asked her one question. so what they had actually done was wrote out a
question for me because in my interview with cnn, i had talked about arming the teachers, if they were willing to arm themselves in the school to carry on campus. and they had -- she had taken that of what i had briefed on and actually wrote that question out for me. so i have that question here if you would like me to ask it for you. >> tucker: i just want to make sure i have this straight. so you sent them a long, in effect, essay on what you thought but they put their own words in the question and they weren't the same as the words you had sent in? they were the producer's words? >> absolutely. they had taken what i had wrote and what i had briefed on and talked about and they actually wrote the question for me but not with their words even after they asked to you send in questions. >> absolutely. >> tucker: that seems dishonest. >> it definitely did. that's kind of why i didn't go last night. originally i had thought that it was going to be more of my own question and my
own say and then it turned out to be more of just a script. and she had actually said that over the phone that i needed to stick to the script. >> that's remarkable. did you watch last night? >> i watched a little bit of it. i kind of felt like i didn't really need to because i knew as soon as what had happened with me that it was going to be more scripted and wasn't actually going to be actual questions. then i didn't feel the need to fully watch it. >> tucker: so if cnn was willing to reword your question, put their own words in your mouth and as you said you didn't want to go along with that do you think they did that to other people last night? >> absolutely, from what did i see, i seen a couple people that asked questions before did i leave my house. it was a little piece of paper cut out. and i know for a fact that nobody cut their own paper out and wrote their own question. especially when they were all based off the same topic. so, to me, it from right
there it showed this isn't correct. why do they all have the same size piece of paper with a short little question on it? so, to me it was a total waste of my time, honestly. >> tucker: you are not just some person off the street. you are a survivor of this shooting. and the point was to listen to you, to the survivors of the shooting. were you surprised by the way they behaved. >> absolutely. i mean, honestly it was very shocking to me. because we just went through such a horrific tragedy for them to take that and now make such a big news over what they want to hear. very upsetting to me. >> tucker: shocking to us too in the actual journalism business. thank you for telling us that. it's really interesting. >> absolutely. >> tucker: god speed. >> absolutely. >> tucker: new information tonight about the parkland shooting itself. had armed guard on the scene it turns out during the shooting, when the shooting happened that guard remained outside, did nothing.
and waited for police. of course by the time police arrived it was too late to save the 17 people who had been murdered. this is just one more layer of government failure in the parkland shooting there are a number of them. the fbi had two credible leads it balked. the police visited the shooter's house more than three dozen times and in the end did nothing. the student had been suspended for fighting and assault but never referred to prosecutors. if he had a felony conviction it, might have barred him from getting a gun. over and over again the government failed to protect the people of florida, those kids, the ones who died either because of incompetence or the shear impossibility of catching every threat and now they're telling us to disarm. gary farmer is a florida state senator and advocate who met with students yesterday. he joins us tonight. thank you for coming on. this new news does raise the question though why aren't we talking about government failures? why are we talking about stripping the ability of citizens to defend itself when it's clear the government can't defend us and didn't in this case? >> thank you for having me,
tucker. i don't -- this new information about the guard and what he did or didn't do is just breaking. but i don't think it's indicative of the government's failure to protect us. i did tour stoneman douglas high school last week. we were briefed on specifics of the shooting. and the shooter went up to a third floor perch and was attempting to shoot out hurricane windows so that he could become a sniper from that top floor. so, i'm not sure why this officer did or did not go in the building. i would agree with you the government has failed us in allowing the proliferation of assault weapons. >> tucker: wait a second. i'm sorry, i can't let you just. >> should not be available. >> tucker: i realize you have an agenda here. buff from the perspective of citizens. >> and you don't, tucker? >> tucker: my agenda is to tell the truth and to make sure people can protect themselves because it's pretty clear from the repeated failures of government, local, state, federal, fbi, local police,
armed security guard, that the government didn't protect those people and they died. and now you are looking into the camera and saying you don't have a right to protect yourself. you are the threat. people have done nothing wrong. they just want to protect their families. they are the ones who should suffer from. this i'm wondering why? why would you say that? given the evidence i just. >> it's almost laughable but for the fact that some people have died. the fact that you are saying one or two or three more people had been armed this would have been different. i'm saying that government officials like you don't want to admit it. >> so if you could let me finish my point at that school. you weren't. i was briefed by fbi. >> tucker: what is the answer? >> this man fired 160 bullets in about -- this is a very large campus. whether this guard went in or didn't, the fact of the matter is, most of the carnage occurred before he ever had an opportunity to be there to stop it.
>> tucker: well, how do you know -- slow down. you know what? hold on, you are not entitled to make up facts. you just said that you knew nothing about it and now you are telling us. >> i don't make up facts, tucker. >> tucker: if you don't know the facts then why are you saying the security guard didn't have time to stop the shooting? you don't know that you are making it up. >> we know he was on the other side of the campus. if you read to the reports and speak to the officers as i have, you would know. >> tucker: you said you just learned this. when did -- >> -- other side of the campus. >> tucker: oh. >> can i finish? i know you like to interrupt people. two ears and one mouth for a reason. so if you could let me finish. >> tucker: what you are doing is evading responsibility for the role of government. >> other side of a large campus. he went to the building when he could. witbut we also know from the forensics that this man, this disturbed young man fired 78 shots on the first floor alone within about two or three minutes. we know he fired a total of 160 bullets with a magazines
that hold 30 and 40 bullets. >> tucker: i got it we are all aware of that. >> purpose fors magazines is no self-defense purpose for those magazines. >> tucker: there is no self-defense purpose you? would know that i guess, right. >> harmful, not a war of weapon. perhaps, perhaps. >> tucker: you are reading your dumb talking points. then let me ask you why did local police show up at his house 3 times and do nothing? do you have an excuse for that and the fbi is alerted. >> i'm not making excuses. >> tucker: of course you are. you gave me a excuse for the security guard not protecting the kids. >> how assault weapons are the common denominator. >> tucker: oh, no, actually in this case what you are doing is shifting responsibility away from your pathetic government leaders on to us. [talking at the same time] >> pivot away from assault weapons as being the root common denominator.
>> tucker: i think our viewers can assess how are and where you are coming from. and talk about guns. >> shifting discussion away from guns. >> tucker: since you like many government officials will never take responsibility for anything, let me ask you about the bill that you supported that would address the gun problem you claim is paramount. so i think that bill just was voted down in the florida house a couple days ago but you still supported it. so you tell me under that -- >> -- no, actually, first of all, i'm in the florida senate, not in the florida house. >> tucker: i'm aware. >> voted down in the florida house. what happened in the florida house was the florida house was. >> tucker: let me ask you about -- >> -- much like you and other commentators are afraid to have the discussion. >> tucker: talk the bill support sb 196. >> just to have a discussion about the issue. we want to talk about the proliferation of these guns and their involvement in these mass shootings and everybody wants to pivot away from that -- >> tucker: i'm trying to ask you about the bill that you support and details in it
assuming you know them. i doubt that let's find out. >> i wrote the bill. >> tucker: then let me ask you a couple questions about it. >> have you read it. >> tucker: yes i have. >> what's the bill number. >> sb 196. >> what's the bill number you are talking about? >> tucker: 16. >> i won the quiz i get an a. >> magazine ban. i'm ready to go. let's go u. >> tucker: so, in this bill, owners of the rifles, including many hunting rifles that you designate weapons of war and assault rifles, owners -- people -- >> -- not true but keep going. misinformation number one. >> tucker: is true. >> keep going. >> tucker: would have to register those rifles with the government. am i misreading that. >> no. that's a different bill. that's a different bill that's 1476. that's the bill to create the gun registry why don't you have to register a gun when we register cars and boats and other. >> tucker: having done nothing wrong. >> no. the assault weapons bill 196. >> tucker: have to go in -- i would have to under the
bill you supported gun registry bill. register the guns in my house done no crime done nothing untoward. i have to register it with you and other government officials. >> what's wrong with that tucker? why does law enforcement? why are they unable to have the tools available to them? >> tucker: i know unable to stop the guy who just killed 17 people. >> perpetrators of those mass shootings? what is everybody afraid of with a gun registry. >> tucker: we're afraid that demagogues like you will misuse that information and after talking to you for a few minutes that is a legitimate fear. >> how so? continue the narrative, please. how so? >> tucker: here is the narrative. the government as i said at every level this is factual not my opinion failed to protect those students. you will not concede that and instead turn it on innocent civilians. 39 times to his house, whatever, giving people like you power is frightening. that's the bottom line. i'm out. because i can't get a straight answer from you:
author and columnist mark steyn joins us tonight. mark? >> by the way we had a gun registry in canada that was a complete fiasco. it turned out to be -- it got completely infected with inaccurate information and i think the canadian taxpayers wound up spending $600 per gun registration because it became just another pointless inaccurate government boondoggle. >> tucker: why is it that the people -- there are a lot of reasons these things happen and ultimately they are the fault of the guy who does it the guy who pulls the trigger. if government is telling we can keep you safe. you have no right to protect yourself and we'll protect you and then they don't and won't admit and persist in trying to prevent from you protecting yourself. doesn't that suggest that maybe something is not on the level here? >> yes. and i think actually this gets to the heart of it. if you were to look at this school cop, so-called, i his behavior is as reported good
example of what happens when you massively expand law enforcement. the proportion of bad policing the police who let you down will increase and it will eventually be like the tsa when you go to the conveyor belt and take your shoes off and nine people standing around. how many of them would actually respond effectively in the situation. that's the first problem. the second problem serious about gun control, you would have to change the minds of tens of millions of american law abiding american citizens. >> tucker: exactly. >> you would not stage the spectacle that cnn staged last night. which brought back memories to me. 15 years ago. you remember a senator, he died in a plane crash, very sad, they held a funeral and turned it into an ugly partisan political reality.
to speak -- speaking as a foreigner, you know, americans, the gun -- private gun ownership is central to americans sense of themselves in a way that it is not to australians, for example. and that, to change that requires calm, thoughtful, rationale debate rather than emotional exhibitionism of the kind on display last night. >> tucker: i think you made the key point right, there which is you need to convince people. you can't change hundreds of years of law and customs simply by fiat or screaming or threatening people in a democracy you have to bring people along with you. you have to not compel them but convince them. and the left doesn't seem interested in that at all. >> no. and i think this is actually where it's going wrong. i would say, for example, that if you look at germany and scandinavia where police chiefs tell women that it's
not safe to go out alone at night since they let all the refugees in to the country, you have declining social trust which is likely to move europeans back towards a self-defense model. now, have you declining social trust is one of the phenomena of our times here in america. and when people look at that incompetent and weaselly sheriff last night battering dana loesch who is a private citizen because she wants to know why he didn't act on any of those 39 complaints, people are not willing to mortgage their self-defense rights to the government and not a government as inept as all levels whether school district, sheriff or federal. all levels of government failed in florida. >> tucker: that's exactly right. if you are telling me i can't defend myself and you are going to protect me. you better prove you can and they're not. >> right.
>> tucker: that was deep and smart. thank you as always. >> thanks a lot, tucker. >> tucker: last week's shooting being blamed on toxic masculinity. what is that we asked the question many times. still don't know, hopefully we will find out next. ♪ ♪ when this bell rings... ...it starts a chain reaction... ...that's heard throughout the connected business world. at&t network security helps protect business, from the largest financial markets to the smallest transactions, by sensing cyber-attacks in near real time and automatically deploying countermeasures. keeping the world of business connected and protected. that's the power of and.
and "u.s.a. today" and huff po. something called toxic masculinity. it's not in the dsm new made up term everywhere all of a sudden. desire to murder others, the theory goes, stems from the masculine desire to control women that for some can only be expressed through violence. a psychotherapist and hosts unscripted. nell, thanks for coming on. >> thank you, tucker for having me. >> tucker: maybe it's not surprising but i'm drawing the opposite conclusion here. this kid, the murderer seems like he suffered from a lack of wholesome masculinity. he didn't have a male role model. he wasn't self-sufficient. he wasn't sort of living up to the classical masculine ideal of providing for others, of being a man. he seems quite the opposite of that how is this the result of masculinity. >> let's go back to the idea of what toxic masculinity is. as i dug through this story to do this segment tonight, i'm still struggling to get my head around the concept
even though i have been familiar with it for a while. it's a very hard and nuanced thing to articulate. i also want to make it clear that the refinery 2 article and talking about toxic masculinity are not saying that's the soul reason why he committed the crimes he committed. several factors obviously involved. >> let's talk about what toxic masculinity is and how i understand it for example, sometimes when i'm on your show i get death threats, right? each if it's contentious debate i will get reposted and get at times 3,000 men will come out with some sort of violent words on facebook or accusations towards me that are pretty scary. that's an example of toxic masculinity showing itself. manifesting in our society. >> tucker: right. >> another example of toxic masculinity is when we shut down boys from actually having feelings. that's dinner from the toxic environment or toxic messaging that little boys get through say certain type of music or video games that they're exposed to on a
daily basis. >> tucker: right. >> that's what we are talking about when we talk about toxic masculinity. tuck stuck is there such a thing as toxic femininity. >> people were asking me about that. no. and that's because women don't commit these violent crimes at the rate that men do. so,. >> tucker: they don't commit much violence at all. >> right. right. i didn't think women are sexually threatening you, necessarily. >> tucker: , no, no, no. because those are classically male ways of acting out in a bad way. is there -- in other words, i guess we're stipulating that you can be too masculine and you wind up killing people. can you be too feminine or is it only boys who are bad when they act as nature created them? >> i appreciate the questions and the line that you are going. in i actually want to get back to the point you originally brought up which i think is fascinating. there was an article published today in the federalist, which i believe is a conservative blog by a guy named jason hanson. he suggests that exactly
what you said at the beginning could this actually be a result of a lack of healthy masculine role models in our society that causes what he suggests are alludes to this idea of the revenge of the lost boys. >> tucker: right. >> that goes back to exactly your first point, tucker. >> tucker: there is something going on there we are doing a whole series on this next month. i don't fully understand it i don't want to pretend that i do. there is something about constantly attacking boys for being boys which is what our society obviously specializes in that causes them in some cases to embrace this kind of caricature of masculinity which is violent and pro-textually sexualized a parody of masculinity. i think maybe that's a response at least in part to the attacks on boys for being boys? do you see what i'm saying? >> i do see what you are saying. i think what's interesting here and it's really really sad as a mother is that we are starting to -- there has been so many shootings that we are able as a psychotherapist in psychological community actually create psychological profiles on
data on why these men commit these kinds of crimes and one of them is domestic violence. a second thing that goes back to what you were just saying is that they -- a lot of them have a lack of a male model figure in their family life. so. >> tucker: yeah. >> it's a very complex issue. and i don't think one thing or the other. but just the fact that we are talking about this in 2018 on fox news tonight and discussing gender and identity and ideas around masculinity shows that as a society and as a country we are facing a human crisis and one of the things that's being brought to head is these discussions about what is a new masculine identity or paradigm shift that's happening in our culture. >> tucker: maybe having a dad at home maybe pretending that wasn't a big deal was a mistake. >> there is a lot of single moms out there raising kids. >> tucker: yeah. >> obviously we are starting to see some issues arising from these things when we don't have. >> tucker: yeah. some of us called that but whatever. now, thank you very much. >> thank you for having me.
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disinformation of its own. for example, hamilton was behind the claim that the release the memo campaign to expose fisa abuse by the fbi was just a russian plot with no support from actual americans. glen greenwald has been covering this. is he a critic of widespread hysteria on this question and he joins us tonight. glen, this is one of those many stories that fall through the cracks in a news environment like this. i'm grateful why you have been on this. what is hamilton 68 and what has it done? >> so, i wrote about it when it was formed not even a year ago. last summer. because it was yet another example probably the most vivid one yet of this kind of union between democrats on the one hand and the neocons on the other. i guess i said reunions since neocons began as democrats and went back to democrats again. it's essentially a group started by people like bill kristol. people who have been leading
neocons from both political parties. cia officials. people who have basically dissemating disinformation on the entire war on terror. least reliable most war mongering people in washington. they said the purpose of their group was to combat disinformation and the attack on the american democracy by russia and other groups. and their main kind of feature was that they would have this dashboard called hamilton 68 that purported to track the activity of russian influencers on twitter by tracking 600 accounts. nobody knows which accounts they have designated as influence of russia. they are not necessarily russian. they are just people who in the eyes of bill cross toll anbill kristol andhis friends ea or pro-russia themes. and they just constantly make claims about what russia is doing on twitter that the u.s. media in the most shocking way uncritically ingests and puts into their headlines as fact about what russia is
doing. >> tucker: so they are basically running their own propaganda campaign purportedly designed to combat propaganda. what's the agenda behind this? i'm a little confused by. this. >> it's two fold. one is these are the people who have actually been obsessed with the idea that we should be at war with russia forever. back in 2008 when the president of georgia attacked two provinces, that view themselves as more aligned with russia and the russians went and confronted the georgian government about it, people like john mccain and marco rubio and that whole neocon crowd bill kristol were calling for nato to go to war with russia over georgia. they have been obsessed with russia forever and wanted to reinvig ration of a new cold war. that's part of it and then the second part is domestic which is that whatever view these dislike, maimly on the left wing of the party that's anti-imperialism and antiwar the left wing of the democratic party or the kind of isolationist pay low
conservative wing or libertarian wing of the republican party, they want to smear as being aligned with the kremlin. whatever views are on the right wing of the party like release the memo are on the left wing of the party like anything relating to bernie sanders, they will just declare to be a theme of russia and then accuse everybody who advocates it americans who advocate it on twitter of being part of a kremlin disinformation campaign. >> tucker: you and i are on different sides and both had that happen to us so we know firsthand. thank you, glenn for that i appreciate it what's it like trying to survive as a free-thinking person in silicon valley? thought easy. fired google employees james demore will be here next.
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employee who was fired employer meant it when they were committed to diversity the open exchange of different views. they don't believe in that and they fired him for it now he is suing google for discrimination u many others like him remained in hiding in silicon valley. james joins us tonight. thanks for coming on. >> thanks a lot. tuck tongue the deep irony is you think of san francisco, the bay area. silicon valley as open-minded. >> right. >> tucker: do you think it's become more of a one-party state than it was a couple years ago? >> yeah. it definitely silicon valley started as sort of libertarian. >> tucker: yes. >> open to many ideas. went to -- all the time. now it's really there is a group think. and you know, we see it that many people are now leaving silicon valley because of this. >> tucker: since you were forced out of google not because you didn't perform well in your job but because you tried to take them seriously when they said they believed in different views and they don't.
have you talked to people who are still there about it. >> yeah. i have talked to a few. and it seems like it's gotten even worse where they have doubled down on some of this diversity rhetoric and people are even more afraid now to speak up. >> tucker: so if you have even a mildly different view, you are crushed? >> right. and so surveys show that about 80% of conservatives now don't want to talk about anything at work. >> tucker: so, i don't think anyone has ever challenged the fact that you are qualified for the job. highly qualified. a harvard degree. do you have a job now? >?unfortunately no. i have applied to many places. i think a lot of the large companies don't want the risk and small companies want to be bought by google. though dent want to hire me either. >> tucker: google is so powerful they have a role of you not having a job six months later. >> yeah. people are definitely afraid of google. it's the most powerful company in the world. >> tucker: do you think it's a good business model to be associated with an extreme
set of political beliefs, google as intolerant as they are? is that a good way to broaden your market share? >> definitely not. i think that they are really seeing the push back from conservatives and free thinkers alike. >> tucker: normal people. good luck, james. i really wish i had a technology company i promise i would hire you tomorrow. i am just a talk show host. you will get hired. great to see. >> thank you. >> tucker: final exam weekly news quiz. can you beat it? ♪ ♪ i go with anoro. ♪go your own way copd tries to say, "go this way." i say, "i'll go my own way" with anoro. ♪go your own way once-daily anoro contains two medicines called bronchodilators, that work together to significantly improve lung function all day and all night. anoro is not for asthma . it contains a type of medicine that increases risk of death
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informed news anchor in washington hosts "special report." mollie hemming way. master senior editor at the federalist. today they make today's contestants, welcome. >> bret: thank you. do you know how nervous we are collectively? >> not good. >> tucker: i'm not going to tell who i get on. you know the rules. i will repeat them. i ask the questions. first one buzz in answer. finish until i ask the question before you do that every right question one point. get one wrong lose a point. best of five wins. ready? >> bret: ready. >> tucker: fergie, the singer upset a lot of people jazzy rendition being generous, at which game did that performance take place? bret baier. >> fergie sang at the basketball game. >> tucker: almost there.
>> at the basketball game now. >> tucker: we are going to roll the tape. >> i thought you needed specific game. >> tucker: i'm not the judge. >> i had a good answer. >> tucker: get more specific? >> no, no. let's just roll the tape. >> tucker: let's roll the tape. basketball game. >> good thing is everyone stood if he basketball game nba all star game. some couldn't stand what they were hearing. ♪ o say does that star spanglestar-spangled banner yet wave. >> tucker: sounds like a sober janice joplin. >> bret: i meant all star. >> tucker: i'm going to ask them now is basketball game adequate? >> no. [buzzer] brian. >> bret: i get a minus? molly: that seems unfair.
>> tucker: apple is moving its employees into a 5 billion-dollar shaysship like campus but the glass walls are causing a painful problem for its workers. what is that problem? mollie hemingway? >> this breaks my strategy. you are not supposed to answer if you don't know the answer. i'm just going to go with glare. >> tucker: glare, is it glare? >> the number of employees walking into the curved glass walls there has gotten so bad emergency services had to be called. workers are saying hey, we are going to put sticky notes on some of these glass walls and doors so people don't walk into them. apparently reportedly their bosses took the sticky notes off because it ruined the design and the look of the building. >> bret: so they are like birds? >> tucker: they are like your cat, yeah. they run right into it. [buzzer] first time in the 35 year history of this show or three months, however long it's been, we have a tie of negative one to negative one. >> i want to see how low we can go.
>> tucker: all your fears are true. monster in the closet. after a 20-year drought which women's olympic team brought home the gold today after a post match against canada? >> canned? >> mollie helping way you buzzed early. >> u.s. women's hockey team. >> u.s. women's hockey team against canada. [cheers] >> gold medal winning hockey players are in the house. hi, you guys. do you know what's better than a gold medal? 23 gold medals. >> tucker: so the good news is you are winning. bad news you are at zero anyway. >> it's all relative. >> tucker: absolutely right. you don't have to be the fastest. you can't be the slowest. which hollywood actress announced this week she will be giving up her acting for a year to focus on fixing our democracy? bret baier? >> jennifer lawrence.
>> tucker: not aware of her as an actress but we will see if you are correct. jennifer lawrence is the answer. roll the tape, please. >> she has a big new movie coming out at the box office but jennifer lawrence won't be acting anymore for a while because she has decided to become a full-time activist. >> state-by-state laws that can help prevent corruption, fix our democracy. >> tucker: so now that she is no longer going to be doing movies what are you going to do on the weekends, brian? >> i don't know. >> tucker: i'm not good at math so i don't know where we are. this is the final question. are you ready? it goes fast on this show. jaws dropped as the london fashion week after a very important person, a famous one sent to vogue editor also important and famous. people are upset with her for not taking off her sunglasses or even calling her disrespectful. who is the head of state who sat next to her? mollie hemingway? >> what's the queen? >> tucker: queen of.
>> elizabeth. >> tucker: queen elizabeth? >> yes. >> tucker: is it queen elizabeth. >> queen elizabeth never waiverred in fashion sense. making fashion weekday buoy on tuesday sitting next to the grand dam of all things stylish. british designer richard quinn's runway show. >> tucker: you are right. judges just said if it weren't for that technical error we might have a tie right now. we would be in tie breaking territory and you have to guess the capital o nibia. bret, you won. >> with one point. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> tucker: pay attention to the news every week. tune in every thursday to see if you can do better than our trained news professionals. there is a lot more coming up. stay tuned ♪. l those laxatives, daily probiotics, endless fiber-- it could be wearing on you.
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♪ ♪ >> tucker: not even two months into the new year and we have learned a lot about politics in that span. this is an election year. the democratic party is demonstrating what they actually stand for, no guns, no borders. a person born abroad who enters this country illegally has the right, according to them to welfare, free abortion, amnesty and eventually to vote. meanwhile a person born here cannot be trusted to defend himself with a firearm. everyone in the world is right be a citizen that citizenship comes with fewer and fewer rights is that a winning platform in an election year? we doubt it but if we keep the borders open long enough, maybe it will be. by the way if you are concerned that the eric wemple mug designed after "the washington post" columnist eric wemple that's him being bewildered was not delivered to bret baier for his victory. rest assure it was. happy new owner. bret is going to face off against ed henry. he won the previous game but on vacation tonight. first time pinning victor
against victor. special bonus quiz tomorrow a game called china vs. russia. which country is more dangerous to america? play along and guess the answers. it will be good. good night from washington. sean hannity is next. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ this is how we roll ♪ this is how we roll ♪ this is how we roll ♪ this is how we roll ♪ this is how we do ♪ >> sean: hello, cpac. how are you all doing? [cheers and applause] i can't -- i can't hear cpac. let me hear you [cheers and applause] so glad you're hear.