Tucker Carlson: Kirsten Gillibrand Was The Worst Candidate To Ever Run

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of the 2020 presidential race, FOX News' Tucker Carlson reacts.

TUCKER CARLSON, FOX NEWS: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced tonight that she is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race.



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GILLIBRAND: After more than eight incredible months, I'm ending my presidential campaign. I know this isn't the results we wanted. We wanted to win this race. But it's important to know when it's not your time, and to know how you can best serve your community and country.

I believe I can best serve by helping to unite us to beat Donald Trump in 2020.

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CARLSON: So under normal circumstances that might qualify as a Fox News Alert, but in the case of Gillibrand, she does not deserve it. Not only did she ever pull above the margin of error ever, she was looking back perhaps the worst candidate ever to run from any party in the history of this country.

Gillibrand in fact, represented the worst trends of the modern left, all in one package. For starters, she's an utter phony. She cares only about accumulating power for herself.

As a Congresswoman in New York, she supported gun rights and fiscal discipline. She said she wanted to secure the southern border. Then, almost immediately after being handed Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, Gillibrand dreamed of more, so she lurched far to the left on virtually every issue.

But it wasn't just that, because she cared only about power, Gillibrand was happy to be friends with Bill Clinton and Harvey Weinstein when they were useful to her, no matter what she may have known about them, no matter what everyone else knew about them. But then later, when it was politically expedient, she denounced them. But only once she was certain they wouldn't be useful anymore. But she didn't stop there.

She also, remember, led the effort to push Al Franken out of the United States Senate. There was no proof he had done anything wrong. Far be it for us to defend Al Franken, but it was that unfair. But that's Kristen Gillibrand in a nutshell, a pampered hypocrite with no scruples happy to lecture you about your failings and your privilege. Watch this.

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GILLIBRAND: The first thing that I'm going to do when I'm President is I'm going to Clorox the Oval Office.

We need to pass a Green New Deal. This should be our nation's moonshot.

If you don't take global climate change seriously. You don't care about the world and the country. You don't care about people.

As President of the United States, I wouldn't use the detention system at all. We would be delighted to take refugee families into cities like Buffalo and Syracuse and Rochester.

So if your son is 15 years old and smokes pot, he smokes pot just as much as the black boy's neighborhood and the Latino boy's neighborhood. But that black and brown boy is four times more likely to be arrested. That's institutional racism. Your son will likely not have to deal with that because he is white.

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CARLSON: Self-righteous, dumb -- yes, that's par for the course here in Washington, but the last clip shows what Gillibrand stands apart. That was Gillibrand, a United States Senator lecturing a mother in Youngstown, Ohio. Have you ever been to Youngstown, Ohio? Have been to the Mahoning Valley?

Gillibrand was telling her how no matter how much Washington abandons her and her entire region to unemployment and drug addiction, suicide and diabetes, actually, that woman should be ashamed of her white privilege.

That's Kirsten Gillibrand, in one clip, really, the worst candidate ever. Good riddance, Kirsten Gillibrand.

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