Activist who berated Tucker Carlson in Montana shop worked for CIA-linked NGO

Activist who berated Tucker Carlson in Montana shop worked for CIA-linked NGO

[Ed. – No, seriously.  I was dubious at first, but Debra Heine brings the sourcing.  The Asia Foundation has indeed been reported as a CIA front for years, and although formally an “NGO” gets over 90% of its funding from the U.S. government.]

In the now viral video, the man, Dan Bailey, called Carlson the “worst human being known to man,” and accused him of killing people with vaccine misinformation and supporting “extreme racism.”

Carlson, an avid fly fisherman, was in Livingston, Montana, on vacation with his family, when he was confronted by Bailey in Dan Bailey’s Outdoor Company, which despite sharing the same name, claims to have no affiliation with the irate customer.

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Bailey got his start as a conservationist in 2007, when he began working as a river ecologist in Mongolia with The Asia Foundation’s ‘Securing Our Future’ project. …

According to an in depth investigation by Muckrock, the Asia Foundation is only on the surface a private non-profit that contributes to the development of Asia. “In reality, since it was created by Central Intelligence Agency in 1951, TAF has engaged in a decades long campaign to misrepresent its origins, purpose, and funding,” Muckrock reported.

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