Tucker Carlson suggests California is turning into a Third World country

Fox News Host Tucker Carlson made some controversial comments about the state of California after a recent US News and World Report ranked the Golden State last for quality of life amongst the 50 states.

While Carlson’s guest proposed that overpopulation may be one of the issues causing California's low quality of life, Carlson disagreed, citing another reason.

"Hold on, where do the majority in the past 30 years — where do the majority of those people come from? Do they come from the Midwest? No, they came from a Third World country. Do you think that might have something to do with it?"

Carlson continued saying:

"The overwhelming majority [of immigrants] have come from Latin America. And a lot of them are awesome people, and smart, and add a lot, and even the super poor ones, I think a lot of them are really great people. But the truth is, if you import millions of really poor people with no education, it doesn't mean they are bad people, but maybe your state gets a lot more like the countries they left."

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California Representative Devin Nunes tweeted about Carlson’s segment, but instead blamed the high taxes in California:

"My daughter sees @TuckerCarlson report on TV saying California is becoming 3rd world and asks me why. I tell her CA has highest taxes in USA that make it hard for people to afford to live here. She responds 'Don't you get paid to fix it?'"

California has seen a 14 percent increase in the homeless population over the past year. While the state's lawmakers proposed spending $2 billion to aid the homeless and mentally ill in 2016, the Los Angeles Times reported that the funding has not yet been appropriated.

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1. Vienna, Austria

Original caption: The Wiener Riesenrad, or Riesenrad, is a 64.75-metre (212 ft) tall Ferris wheel at the entrance of the Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Austria's capital Vienna. It is one of Vienna's most popular tourist attractions, and symbolises the district as well as the city for many people. Constructed in 1897, it was the world's tallest extant Ferris wheel from 1920 until 1985.

2. Zurich, Switzerland

3. Auckland, New Zealand

Original caption: Auckland Skyline Twilight - Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, under a dramatic twilight sky.

4. Munich, Germany

Original caption: Marienplatz (en: Mary's Square, i.e. St. Mary, Our Lady's Square) is a central square in the city centre of Munich, Germany. It has been the city's main square since 1158.

5. Vancouver, Canada

Original caption: Vancouver with False Creek in foreground and Grouse Mountain and the North Shore Mountains in background.

6. Dusseldorf, Germany

Original caption: View of the Skyline of Dusseldorf and the Rhine River

7. Frankfurt, Germany

8. Geneva, Switzerland

Original caption: Beautiful view of the water jet fountain with rainbow in the lake of Geneva and the cityscape of Geneva at sunset, Switzerland

9. Copenhagen, Denmark

Tie-10. Basel, Switzerland

Original caption: Mittlere Bridge in its current form was built in 1905, but its predecessor was one of the most important crossings of the Rhine. The first bridge was build in 1226 and the city was extended on the other side of the river just for securing the bridge. On the left of the image the St-Martin Church (14th century parish church) overlooks the beautiful waterfront houses. HDR image taken early in the morning with clouds clearing out after a stormy night.

Tie-10. Sydney, Australia

Original caption: Sydney, Australia - September 5, 2013: Beautiful Opera house view at twilight time with vivid sky and illumination on the bridge.

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