The Eagles are more worried about Michael Vick’s injured leg than another attack on his dogfighting past.
Fox analyst Tucker Carlson gave the harshest critique of Vick’s past yet, saying the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback “should have been executed” for his gruesome dogfighting crimes.
Carlson was guest hosting for Sean Hannity’s show on Fox News Channel on Tuesday night when he made the remarks. He led a panel discussion about President Barack Obama commending the owner of the Eagles for giving Vick a second chance after his release from prison. Vick served 18 months in federal prison for running a dogfighting ring.
“I’m a Christian, I’ve made mistakes myself, I believe fervently in second chances,” Carlson said on the show. “But Michael Vick killed dogs, and he did [it] in a heartless and cruel way. And I think, personally, he should’ve been executed for that. He wasn’t, but the idea that the president of the United States would be getting behind someone who murdered dogs?”Continue Reading on sports.espn.go.com