Tucker Carlson and Elon Musk team up on misleading Fox viewers

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Perhaps the best context in which to consider Tucker Carlson’s televised interview with Twitter owner-slash-car-and-rocket-guy Elon Musk was how energetically the Fox News host set up his audience for a major revelation about their shared political enemies.

The subject at hand was artificial intelligence, AI.

“The problem with AI is that it might control your brain through words,” Carlson said as he introduced a segment of the Musk interview. “And this is the application that we need to worry about now, particularly going into the next presidential election. The Democratic Party, as usual, was ahead of the curve on this. They’ve been thinking about how to harness AI for political power.”

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More on that, he said, after the commercial break. So the break ended and Carlson told viewers that AI is “being used by politicians to control what you think, to end your independent…

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This article was written by Philip Bump and originally published on www.washingtonpost.com