Glenn Greenwald offered his own, unique take on the ideological slant of some of the biggest names in the right-wing political firmament, declaring that he thought Fox News prime time host Tucker Carlson, former Breitbart executive and staunch nativist Steve Bannon, and the 2016-era Donald Trump were all examples of modern-day, right-wing “socialists.”
Greenwald comments came during a recent Daily Caller podcast entitled “Wall Street Meets Washington” hosted by Christian Datoc and Omeed Malik. The Daily Caller was co-founded by Carlson and Neil Patel back in 2010; last June, the Fox host officially severed all ties with the conservative website.
During a conversation about politics in Brazil, where Greenwald lives, the group segued into discussing the history — and stigma — surrounding the term “socialism” in the United States.
Greenwald has become a