Fox News host Tucker Carlson said on Sunday that he would like to see comedians mocking transgender people instead of the terrorist group ISS.
Over the weekend, social media reportedly erupted over a Saturday Night Live segment spoofing feel-good Toyota commercials. In the SNL version, actress Dakota Johnson plays a young lady saying goodbye to her father as she appears to be joining the U.S. Army. As the segment ends, it turns out that she is actually being picked up by ISIS terrorists in a Toyota truck.
On Sunday, Carlson described the sketch as “appalling” and “kind of funny.”
“The question is, should we be mocking ISIS?” he asserted.
“Comics push the envelope and every once in a while they are going to push it too far, and it’s going to bust wide open,” co-host Anna Kooiman opined. “And sometimes when you want to cry, you need to laugh instead. And you tell a joke about it.”
“I’m kind of for comedy that goes as far as it can,” Carlson said. “But I always feel like with shows like SNL and comedy in general, it does stop short of the sacred cows on the left.”
“I would love to see an SNL sketch like making fun of transgender bathrooms, for example,” he added. “You will never, ever see that. Why? Because it’s just too far. There actually is a line, it’s just a different line than most of us perceive.”
Both Carlson and co-host Clayton Morris agreed that Saturday Night Live should also mock climate change activists.
“I would see [a sketch] mocking the hysteria around climate change,” Carlson declared. “That would be bold. You think they have the stones to do that?”
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