Tucker Carlson recently said on the Fox News program “Hannity,”
I’m a Christian, I’ve made mistakes myself, I believe fervently in second chances, but Michael Vick killed dogs, and he did [it] in a heartless and cruel way. And I think personally he should have been executed for that. He wasn’t.
He said what!?! Yes, he said he was a Christian and believed in second chances, but Michael Vick should have been executed. Something doesn’t add up in my mind, Carlson should not even be on the air anymore after saying such a dumb thing. Thankfully, Carlson’s guest, Professional golfer Ben Crenshaw, was a voice of reason and agreed that the events were horrific, but he is glad to see Vick back on the field.
The reason that Vick was the subject on the Fox News broadcast was because of the phone call that President Obama made to Eagles’ owner, Jeffrey Lurie. Obama called Lurie to thank him for giving Vick a second chance in the NFL.
Carlson and Crenshaw both didn’t think Obama should have made the call, but I don’t see anything wrong with it. Obama took a couple minutes of his time to make a small phone call to thank a person that gave a man a second chance in life. Almost everyone deserves a second chance in life, and Lurie clearly did the right thing and it was nice to see Obama crediting him with that.
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