More audio has been released of Fox News host Tucker Carlson saying things that his network probably isn’t going to like.
According to Media Matters, Carlson used a homophobic slur when referring to his love for a radio host on Jack Radio.
Well I like you too, and I mean that. You always say ‘I mean that in a non-f*g way,’ but I actually mean it in a completely f*ggot way,” Carlson says in a recently released audio.
In an interview with MSNBC, Media Matters president Angelo Carusone explained that Carlson has a long history of offensive language and objectionable policies. He recalled the time Carlson called Michelle Obama “ghetto.”
Sunday, Media Matters released audio of Carlson defending child rape, saying he loves it when “young girls” talk about their sexual experimentation. In the recently released audio, Carlson defended child molester Warren Jeffs, who married many underage girls.
“He’s in prison for precipitation of child rape,” the radio host says to Carlson.
“Whatever the hell that means! He’s in prison because he’s weird and unpopular and has a different lifestyle that people find creepy,” said Carlson.
“He’s an accessory to a rape of children and that is a felony and a serious one at that,” the host replied.
“What do you mean an accessory? He’s got a weird religious cult where he thinks it is okay to marry underage girls but he didn’t do it,” said Carlson. “Why would the guy who did it — he should be the one doing life. I’m not defending underage marriage. At all. I just don’t think it is the same thing exactly as pulling a child from a bus stop and sexually assaulting a child. The rapist made a life long commitment to take care of the let’s be honest about.”
MSNBC host Chris Hayes said that he was most appalled by Carlson’s attack on Middle Eastern people.
“I hate the war — I’m not defending the war in any way but just have zero sympathies for them as a culture meaning Iraqis where people don’t use toilet paper or forks,” Carlson said in 2008 after about 100,000 Iraqis had been killed in a fake war. “If I didn’t like Canada I wouldn’t consider it worth I mean, Iraq is a crappy place filled with semi-literal monkeys and isn’t worth innovating.”
Carlson has refused to apologize for what he dismissed as something “naughty.” Carusone noted it seems like America is finally seeing “the real” Tucker Carlson.
Listen below and watch the interview with Media Matters below that:
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‘I don’t care’: Watch Kamala Harris shut down Chris Hayes for asking a dumb question about Trump
Sen. Kamala Harris shut down MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes during a post-debate interview on Tuesday evening.
Hayes questioned Harris about her call for Twitter to follow their terms of service and kick President Donald Trump off of the platform.
"Do you think he puts people’s lives in danger when he targets them in tweets?" Hayes asked.
"Absolutely," Harris replied.
"Do you think he knows that?" Hayes asked.
"Does it matter?" Harris replied.
"The fact is he did it. The fact is that he is irresponsible, he is erratic," she explained. "He is like a 2-year-old with a machine gun."
Democrats blast Trump and demand his impeachment at CNN debate
Democratic White House hopefuls united in searing condemnation of Donald Trump during their fourth debate Tuesday, saying the president has broken the law, abused his power, and deserves to be impeached.
From the opening moments, most of the dozen candidates on stage launched fierce broadsides against Trump over the Ukrainian scandal at the heart of the impeachment inquiry.
"The impeachment must go forward," said Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is neck and neck with former vice president Joe Biden at the head of the 2020 nominations race.
"Impeachment is the way that we establish that this man will not be permitted to break the law over and over without consequences," she thundered.
Here are 3 winners and 4 losers from the CNN/NYT Democratic presidential primary debate
Twelve Democrats took to the stage Tuesday night for yet another debate in the party's 2020 president primary hosted by CNN and the New York Times.
After only ten candidates qualified for the previous debate, an additional two — Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and wealthy donor and former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer — made it to the stage this round for an even more crowded event.
The candidates discussed a range of important policy issues, but since the format was a debate, and they're all competing for the same nomination, it is ultimately most critical who won and who lost the night. Here are three winners and four losers — necessarily a subjective assessment, of course — from the debate: