Friday, May 22, 2015

Fox's Carlson says Vick 'should have been executed' for dogfighting


Fox News analyst Tucker Carlson says Eagles quarterback Michael Vick "should have been executed" for his role in a dogfighting ring.

Carlson was guest hosting for Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel on Tuesday night when he made the remarks. He led a panel discussion about President Obama commending Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie for giving Vick a second chance after his release from prison. Vick served 18 months in federal prison for running a dogfighting ring.

Carlson said: "Michael Vick killed dogs, and he did [it] in a heartless and cruel way."

He added, "I think, personally, he should have been executed for that."

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  • Carlson, a conservative commentator, is angry that Obama told Lurie he believes people who have paid for their crimes should have the opportunity to contribute to society again.

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