Fox News' Tucker Carlson Torn Apart By Samantha Bee
Fox News' Tucker Carlson Torn Apart By Samantha Bee
Richard Drew | AP
15 March, 2019, 00:01
Tucker Carlson called into my satellite radio show regularly from 2006-11, and like all my guests, he adopted an edgy comic persona for the broadcast. He goes on to muse about marriage, asking "don't you think-I mean, if you had a wife that dumb would it be good or bad?" He attempted to fight back with Media Matters' own tactics, digging up old blog posts from the organization's president Angelo Carusone that Carlson says prove Carusone to be "an enthusiastic bigot".
But Carlson's strategy of no apology and no backing down is all part of the "Fox News brand", Aidan McLaughlin, the managing editor of Mediaite, told Cheddar on Wednesday. Fox News representatives didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on the Miss Teen USA audio.
In a brutal takedown, she played the recently released audio of Carlson advocating genocide and dismissing child rape as legitimate. "Toughness is a rare quality in a TV network, and we're grateful for that".
According to The Daily Beast, in the newest audio recording Carlson talks about approaching the teen contestant in the bathroom: "I was thinking about tapping my foot next to her stall", he said. After all, he's just giving the viewers what they want.
So far, multiple advertisers have pulled out of Carlson's show, including the global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Sheex, a bedding and sleepwear brand. "Rather than express the usual ritual contrition, how about this: I'm on television every weeknight live for an hour". "We will never bow to the mob, ever, no matter what". "It's pointless to try to explain how the words were spoken in jest, or taken out of context, or in any case bear no resemblance to what you actually think, or would want for the country".
In the second round of audio, Carlson is heard calling Iraq a "crappy place filled with a bunch of, you know, semiliterate primitive monkeys".
The heat on Fox News comes as the network ramps up its efforts to court advertisers and alleviate concerns about recent controversies, which also include comments by host Jeanine Pirro that questioned the patriotism of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) because she wears a hijab.
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