U.S. Fox News host Tucker Carlson said he hated to admit it but agreed with incoming Democratic Representative from New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over her criticism of Amazon. The tech giant has faced backlash after it was revealed Tuesday that it’s set to get billions in taxpayer subsidies for its new split headquarters in New York City and Virginia. On his show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Tuesday, the conservative host said that Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, “who is the world’s richest man, will receive more than $2 billion in subsidies from you, the taxpayer.” “New congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had this to say,” Carlson said, then read her tweet from her late Tuesday stating, “Amazon is a billion-dollar company. The idea that it will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks at a time when our subway is crumbling and our communities need MORE investment, not less, is extremely concerning to residents here.” Carlson then said, “Hate to admit it, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a very good point.” “That’s the only time I’ve ever agreed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” Carlson continued, drawing laughs from a guest on the show. “But it’s hard to argue with the internal logic. The richest… Read full this story
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