Tucker Carlson Teams Up with Swan Bitcoin

Tucker Carlson Teams Up with Swan Bitcoin


By Jakub Lazurek

11 Jun 2024 (8 days ago)

3 min read


Tucker Carlson partners with Swan Bitcoin for a national tour, combining political discussions with Bitcoin education to reach a wide audience.

Tucker Carlson has chosen Swan Bitcoin as the main sponsor for his national tour, merging political talks with Bitcoin education to reach a large audience.

Swan Bitcoin, focusing solely on Bitcoin, sees this sponsorship as a strategic move to expand its educational efforts. The company announced it will engage hundreds of thousands of people in over 15 cities and millions online, calling it a massive opportunity for Bitcoin education.

Cory Klippsten, CEO of Swan, explained the partnership, noting that Carlson’s team specifically sought a Bitcoin-only sponsor. “This is a huge chance to discuss how BTC can solve many global problems,” Klippsten said on X. Swan was chosen for its role in the sector and dedication to educating the public about Bitcoin. They highlighted Bitcoin's potential to protect against inflation, empower people under authoritarian regimes, and support sustainable energy.

The tour, planned before the 2024 presidential election, aims to include live discussions with top political figures like Tulsi Gabbard and Vivek Ramaswamy, who support BTC and criticize central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Carlson, with 12.9 million followers on X, has significant reach in political and financial discussions, ensuring a large and attentive audience for the tour.

Swan’s partnership with Carlson matches his past interviews with major Bitcoin advocates, such as El Salvador President Nayib Bukele and MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor. These figures are known for their strong support of BTC, which aligns with Swan’s philosophy. “Tucker’s brand transformation into a leading voice in independent media is impressive,” Klippsten noted, highlighting the synergy between Carlson’s evolution and Swan’s mission.

However, the partnership has faced criticism. Some online commentators worry that Swan’s sponsorship might align the firm with Carlson's conservative political views. This reflects a broader political debate where Bitcoin policies often split along party lines, influenced by actions from figures like President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.

Despite these criticisms, Swan focuses on the educational impact, believing Bitcoin can bridge traditional political divides. The sponsorship aims to promote Bitcoin widely, leveraging Carlson’s influence. “The media landscape has been muddied by crypto, but it's time for Bitcoin to shine,” Klippsten concluded.

This collaboration is expected to significantly promote Bitcoin education across the U.S., using Carlson’s platform to reach a broad audience. The tour will likely spark discussions about Bitcoin's role in solving economic and social issues, solidifying its place in the financial world.

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