Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy said Monday that Tucker Carlson should get into the Republican primary.
“I think he’d be a good addition to the race,” Ramaswamy said in an interview with POLITICO, when asked whether he thinks the former Fox News host should mount his own presidential campaign. “I think someone should only do this if they feel called to do it, but I think it’d be good for the country if he got in, to be honest with you.”
Ramaswamy, who was scheduled to appear on Carlson’s Monday evening show, said he was still set to be interviewed by another host at the top of the 8 p.m. slot.
He called Carlson “one of the smartest voices in the conservative movement,” and lauded Carlson’s willingness to “defect from party orthodoxy when necessary.”
“There’s definitely a thought leadership vacuum in political media, across the political spectrum. And Tucker was one of the great political thinkers and commentators of our time,” Ramaswamy said. [Continue reading…]