Carlson on DACA: Borders, Citizenship, Rule of Written Law Abandoned ‘in Favor of the Worldwide Rule By Unaccountable Technocrats’


Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” criticized those engaging in “hysterical lecturing” on the heels of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that President Donald Trump was ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy. Carlson said the real culprit worthy of such critiques was Congress and that those in favor of the policy lacked an appreciation for the rule of law. Transcript as follows: The administration today announced it will suspend DACA. That is President Obama’s program that grants special work permits and amnesty from deportation to illegal immigrants who’ve arrived in this country as minors. You might think the move would set off a national debate about immigration, the pros, the cons, how much of it we’re going to need going forward, but no. Instead the educated classes became completely hysterical lecturing the rest of us about the racism of the middle of the country. Watch this. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) EDDIE GLAUDE, JR., PRINCETON PROFESSOR: We can think about the policy issues, this is really red meat to its base, that it’s really speaking to a kind of deep-seated cultural anxiety about the changing nature of the country. CARLOS GUTIERREZ, FORMER SECRETARY OF COMMERCE: There are