De Blasio made an appearance on Carlson’s show on Thursday night to discuss his proposal, saying, “if a company is going to put thousands of people out of work, they should bear responsibility for making sure that those folks get a new job.”
The New York mayor had earlier unveiled his “robot tax,” an effort “to protect working people whose livelihoods are threatened by the unchecked growth of automation.”
Carlson praised de Blasio’s attention to the issue.
“That’s right. Tucker, right now, let’s just get the magnitude clear for all of your viewers: Middle-class Americans, working-class Americans, whose jobs are not going to be there if we don’t do something different, because right now, the recent estimate, estimate I saw, 36 million jobs that could