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Carlson has responded to the Pentagon criticisms:

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/tucker-carls...-military/

Quote:On Friday Carlson mockingly mentioned “Operation Silence-The-Talk-Show-Host” and said, “Friends called us in concern. ‘Are you guys all right?'”

He continued:

“We were almost rattled. Then we realized if the woke generals treat us like they’ve treated the Taliban, we’ll be fine. 20 years later, the Taliban are still here. Maybe we ought to promise the Pentagon that we’ll get rid of traditional gender roles on this show. Change the pronouns, defeat the patriarchy, and all that. Then they’d send us millions in unmarked $100 bills as a reward.”
Remember when Tucker voted to reelect the guy who invited the Taliban to Camp David?
I honestly have no idea what he’s talking about.
I guess the woke military has been retroactively losing the war on terror for two decades.


(03-15-2021, 01:46 PM)vtran Wrote: [ -> ]

The problem stuff like this, while it's well made--it's preaching to the choir.  Tucker Carlson, like other grifters, rely on plausible deniability and the fact their base are mainly morons who can't put two and two together.  Tucker knows that we've figured shit out, and likely doesn't care; any outrage feeds into the narrative that he's been spoonfeeding his viewers for years: That the evil liberal elite are going to destroy this country.  He doesn't have to directly say "I hate black people," because he can trust his base to figure that one out on his own.  Like every other right wing grifter, it's cynically exploiting white grief to fill his own pockets.
I agree, the people who watch Tucker Carlsom aren't the critical thinking type. They relish in his racist shit and aren't questioning his WHITE NATIONALISM, because its what they love to hear.
Fox has promised to correct this error tomorrow:

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/fox-news-say...a-runoffs/

Quote:Fox News hosts raised a disturbing prospect on Wednesday: The false Washington Post story on Donald Trump’s call with a Georgia elections official, which was corrected this week, could have swayed the Senate runoff elections in Georgia.

There’s just one problem: the Post story was published on Jan. 9, four days after the Georgia elections.

The segment in question, during Wednesday’s episode of Outnumbered, was based on a claim made by Trump the night before in an interview with Maria Bartiromo.

Bartiromo mistakenly conflated the corrected Washington Post story with an accurate story published the week before on Trump’s call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. The accurate story, which included audio of Trump urging Raffensperger to “find 11,780 votes” and thereby overturn the results, was published on Jan. 3.
What the fuck would they debate, that Putin is or is not a killer? And what's the point? If Biden wins, does Putin have to resign and go to prison? I don't see that happening, so again, why bother?

The whole idea of a debate is so fucking stupid, of course Republicans love it.
I do kind of laugh at Putin instantly turning into Ben Shapiro after a Biden comment he didn't like.
"Debate me" is basically the same thing as "come on my podcast" if you don't have a podcast.

"I'm lonely and I need someone I hate to talk to!!"
Fox News becoming the English-language version of Pravda is adorable.
https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1374543199805530118

Quote:you see, this latest mass shooting owns the libs because a non-white guy did it

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Yes, so let's ban guns until we figure out what's going on.
Australian authorities are cancelling flood evacuation warnings! When will cancel culture give it a rest?!
Cruz looks like he's about to bring us to the swamp in the middle of nowhere where the aliens abducted and probed him.
The best comment I read about that Cruz Geraldo moment...

"...he's reporting from the garden center of a local Lowes."
“Dominion Voting Systems on Friday filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News, alleging that the network purposefully aired false claims about the the company’s role in the 2020 presidential election in order to boost ratings.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/202...efamation/
May they all end up bankrupt and homeless.
Welcome to the billion-dollar (lawsuit) club, Fox!!
I guarantee they'll try and pull that "no reasonable person would actually believe us" trick they used with Carlson.
It's the unreasonable people that we need to be concerned about.
"Our viewers are far too stupid to discern that we are feeding them a truckload of horse shit."
That should be the disclaimer that runs in front of all their shows.
Carlson is "pissed."

https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/31/media/tuc...index.html

Quote:Fox News host Tucker Carlson was angered after Congressman Matt Gaetz attempted to rope him into a scandal involving allegations related to sex trafficking of a minor, a person familiar with the matter said.

"It pissed him off," the person familiar with the matter explained to CNN on Wednesday.

Gaetz, who has strongly denied allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and paid for her travel with him, seemed to attempt to draw Carlson into the controversy during a bizarre Tuesday night interview.

The Florida lawmaker first referenced a previous allegation of sexual misconduct against Carlson, which the Fox News host has denied, saying that he was "not the only person on screen right now who's been falsely accused of a terrible sex act."
With friends like these, who needs enemies, eh, Tuck?
"they will destroy themselves if we allow them to."
Only the hardest-hitting news over there:

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1377981906160082944

Quote:We're approaching 48 hours since Matt Gaetz was last mentioned on Fox News or Fox Business. Here's what they're covering instead.

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Facebook for Parler, Twitter for Lent . . . pure RW social media is never gonna be a thing, guys.
John Boehner on Fox, Ailes and Hannity:

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/john-boehner...ostpopular

Quote:At some point after the 2008 election, something changed with my friend Roger Ailes. I once met him in New York during the Obama years to plead with him to put a leash on some of the crazies he was putting on the air. It was making my job trying to accomplish anything conservative that much harder. I didn’t expect this meeting to change anything, but I still thought it was bullshit, and I wanted Roger to know it.

When I put it to him like that, he didn’t have much to say. But he did go on and on about the terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, which he thought was part of a grand conspiracy that led back to Hillary Clinton. Then he outlined elaborate plots by which George Soros and the Clintons and Obama (and whoever else came to mind) were trying to destroy him.

“They’re monitoring me,” he assured me about the Obama White House. He told me he had a “safe room” built so he couldn’t be spied on. His mansion was being protected by combat-ready security personnel, he said. There was a lot of conspiratorial talk. It was like he’d been reading whacked-out spy novels all weekend.

And Hannity:

Quote:Places like Fox News were creating the wrong incentives. Sean Hannity was one of the worst. I’d known him for years, and we used to have a good relationship. But then he decided he felt like busting my ass every night on his show. So one day, in January of 2015, I finally called him and asked: “What the hell?” I wanted to know why he kept bashing House Republicans when we were actually trying to stand up to Obama.

“Well, you guys don’t have a plan,” he whined.

“Look,” I told him, “our plan is pretty simple: we’re just going to stand up for what we believe in as Republicans.”

I guess that wasn’t good enough for him. The conversation didn’t progress very far. At some point I called him a nut. Anyway, it’s safe to say our relationship never got any better.
At least they all hate each other too.
Of course:

https://twitter.com/brianstelter/status/...4376760322

Quote:EVERYONE knows kids are not getting vaccinated... everyone, it seems, except this Fox commentator who's booked on a prime time show tonight

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