Fox News host Tucker Carlson is under fire after he defended a white teenager who claimed he killed two protestors to "maintain order" during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
"Kenosha has devolved into anarchy because the authorities in charge of the city abandoned it. People in charge from the governor of Wisconsin on down refused to enforce the law. They stood back and they watched Kenosha burn," Carlson said.
He went on to add: "So are we really surprised that looting and arson accelerated to murder? How shocked are we that 17-year-olds with rifles decided they had to maintain order when no one else would?"
The Fox News anchor has been accused of justifying murder, and of being hypocritical.
"If they don't take action after this, every one of Fox News's executives, directors and advertisers is complicit in Tucker Carlson's racist, murderous rants," said Robert Reich, a former secretary of labor under Bill Clinton.