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Fox News host Tucker Carlson is "an apostle of authoritarianism to America": conservative

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Writer Shikha Dalmia, in an article published by the conservative website The Bulwark on August 23, slams Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson's obvious admiration for Hungarian strongman Viktor Orbán as profoundly un-American.

Carlson recently visited Hungary, where he interviewed Orbán and lavished the authoritarian prime minister with praise. And Carlson is hardly the only far-right supporter of former President Donald Trump with an openly pro-Orbán perspective. Orbán has also been praised by everyone from "Hillbilly Elegy" author J.D. Vance (who is seeking the GOP nomination in Ohio's 2022 U.S. Senate race) to former President Donald Trump himself.

Dalmia explains, "A strange spectacle has been unfolding among some factions of the American right in recent years: The more Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán suspends........

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