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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1101  Postby hackenslash » Aug 03, 2021 11:05 am

Indeed.

And, as you know, I'm more the shock and awe type.
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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1102  Postby Greg the Grouper » Aug 03, 2021 11:48 am

To be honest, I kind of wonder why people rally behind Donald Trump instead of Tucker Carlson. He's capable of speaking without sounding entirely like a gibbering baboon, and he seems to enjoy towing the same line, so wouldn't he naturally serve as a better candidate for Trump's Patriot Party?
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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1103  Postby Spearthrower » Aug 03, 2021 12:53 pm

Spinozasgalt wrote:
hackenslash wrote:Maybe there's some history I'm unaware of [...]

arugula2 doesn't like me calling out defences of people like Tucker Carlson and Glenn Greenwald, the Assadists at the Grayzone, and that whole "actually, we should work with the fascists because they're the true working class" brigade that call themselves leftists online. Doesn't like me being concise either, because there's less run up for the Gish gallop.

But you know how I like to post. Short but devastating. :drunk:


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#1104  Postby Spearthrower » Aug 03, 2021 12:55 pm

Greg the Grouper wrote: He's capable of speaking without sounding entirely like a gibbering baboon,


Instead, a scrunch-faced fear-baboon; different species entirely.
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#1105  Postby The_Piper » Aug 03, 2021 2:22 pm

Also John Oliver "frozen dinner juke". :lol: I know it's duke, but I like his pronunciation, it sounds funnier.
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#1106  Postby Tortured_Genius » Aug 03, 2021 6:14 pm

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#1107  Postby willhud9 » Aug 05, 2021 4:37 am

Spinozasgalt wrote:
hackenslash wrote:Maybe there's some history I'm unaware of [...]

arugula2 doesn't like me calling out defences of people like Tucker Carlson and Glenn Greenwald, the Assadists at the Grayzone, and that whole "actually, we should work with the fascists because they're the true working class" brigade that call themselves leftists online. Doesn't like me being concise either, because there's less run up for the Gish gallop.

But you know how I like to post. Short but devastating. :drunk:


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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1108  Postby Seabass » Sep 14, 2021 7:21 am

I didn't think it possible for me to hate this guy more than I already did, but it turns out I was wrong about that.


Tucker Carlson Admits: ‘I Lie if I’m Really Cornered or Something’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson confessed over the weekend that he will “lie” whenever he’s “really cornered or something.”

During a Sunday appearance on right-wing provocateur Dave Rubin’s podcast, Carlson took aim at his rivals on CNN over what he claimed was their habit of telling falsehoods on the air. (The segment was first flagged by Media Matters, a liberal watchdog and Carlson nemesis.)

“How do you think they live with themselves at this point when they just lie again and again and we have the internet to expose the lies?” Rubin asked, adding: “We can expose it now and they still do it.”

The far-right primetime star insisted that unlike other cable news personalities, who “systematically lie,” he claimed, Carlson tries to refrain from lying himself—but will do it if he feels trapped.

Tucker Carlson: "I lie if I'm really cornered or something. I lie." https://t.co/OAZuv4JLfS https://twitter.com/JasonSCampbell/status/1437426318040260612

— Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) September 13, 2021


“Well, it’s—I guess I would ask myself, like, I mean I lie if I’m really cornered or something,” Carlson said. “I lie. I really try not to. I try never to lie on TV. I just don’t—I don’t like lying. I certainly do it, you know, out of weakness or whatever.”

While Carlson presented his lying as a human “weakness” he works to combat, his network’s own lawyers have successfully argued in court that no “reasonable viewer” should actually believe the words coming out of his mouth on-air.

Just over the past year, of course, Carlson has peddled such obvious falsehoods as claiming the COVID-19 vaccines don’t work, the Green New Deal was responsible for Texas’ winter storm power-grid failure, immigrants are making the Potomac River “dirtier and dirtier,” and that there’s no evidence that white supremacists played a role in the violent Jan. 6 Capitol riots.

During the same Rubin segment, Carlson argued that mainstream media outlets “protect and guard the powerful” while using their influence to put its “boot on the neck of the weakest people.” The Fox host insisted that while he may have done it in the past, he no longer uses his top-rated show to target less powerful figures.

“I have done that, inadvertently over the years because I got carried away. But I really try not to. And everyone who works on our show is very aware of the most basic rule, which is don’t piss down.” he said. “Don’t attack people beneath you. If you’re gonna you know, take a punch, make sure it's upward—someone who is rich or stronger, more powerful, in charge of more things than you are. Punch up, like, that’s just a life rule. And people who punch down are the worst. They should have no power whatsoever, in my opinion.”


Besides repeatedly demonizing asylum-seeking refugees, poor immigrants, and the homeless, Carlson routinely punches down at people with far less power and influence than him or his show: school teachers, Capitol police officers, and lesser-known media figures, among others.

https://news.yahoo.com/tucker-carlson-admits-lie-m-201528895.html



This fucking guy is a multi-millionaire who inherited a frozen dinner fortune who, despite not having to work for a living, chooses to make a living hosting a popular TV program on which he punches down at minorities, immigrants, refugees, black civil-rights protestors, homeless, trans people, etc. His fucking raison d'etre seems to be punching down at the less fortunate, and then he says this shit with a straight face. This guy LIVES to punch down. It's all he does!
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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1110  Postby Evolving » Dec 14, 2021 3:50 pm

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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1111  Postby The_Piper » Dec 15, 2021 1:53 am

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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1112  Postby Alan C » Dec 15, 2021 9:13 pm

I wonder if he was among those texting Meadows on Jan 6.
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#1113  Postby felltoearth » Jan 23, 2022 4:05 pm

I don’t normally kink shame but jerking off to an anthropomorphized animated piece of candy is definitely weird.

Tucker Carlson complains new M&M's mascots are 'less sexy'
On Friday's episode of Tucker Carlson Tonight, the Fox News host commented on the candy mascots' recent redesign, noting that "the brown M&M has, quote, 'transitioned from high stilettos to lower block heels' … [L]ess sexy. That's progress."

Carlson went on to argue this makeover is all part of a woke conspiracy to quench the sexual desire he assumes many of his viewers previously felt for the talking candies: "M&M's will not be satisfied until every last cartoon character is deeply unappealing and totally androgynous. Until the moment you wouldn't want to have a drink with any one of them. That's the goal. When you're totally turned off, we've achieved equity. They've won," Carlson said.



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#1114  Postby felltoearth » Jan 23, 2022 4:08 pm

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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1115  Postby Alan C » Jan 23, 2022 9:29 pm

Probably one of the weirder battles he's picked I suppose. In a way it would be nice to argue over these sorts of things after having solved the major ongoing dumpster fires in the world like climate, education, voting rights...
Seems like that'd involve somehow fixing humans without resorting to a hive mind or something.
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#1116  Postby Fenrir » Jan 26, 2022 9:41 am

I'm kinda relieved it isn't Jelly Babies.
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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1117  Postby Seabass » Feb 23, 2022 8:48 pm

The most watched "news" program on the most watched "news" network in the US.

Tucker Carlson wrote:
Why do I hate Putin so much? Has Putin ever called me a racist? Has he threatened to get me fired for disagreeing with him? Has he shipped every middle-class job in my town to Russia? Did he manufacture a worldwide pandemic that wrecked my business and kept me indoors for two years? Is he teaching my children to embrace racial discrimination? Is he making fentanyl? Is he trying to snuff out Christianity? Does he eat dogs? These are fair questions, and the answer to all of them is 'no'. Vladimir Putin didn't do any of that.


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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1118  Postby Agi Hammerthief » Feb 23, 2022 8:53 pm

Tucker Carlson wrote:Has he threatened to get me fired for disagreeing with him?

of cause not.
Putin doesn‘t threaten to fire you.
He just has you fired, imprisoned or poisoned.
Order of events may vary.
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Re: "The always-excellent Tucker Carlson"

#1119  Postby Alan C » Feb 24, 2022 7:08 am

Agi Hammerthief wrote:
Tucker Carlson wrote:Has he threatened to get me fired for disagreeing with him?

of cause not.
Putin doesn‘t threaten to fire you.
He just has you fired, imprisoned or poisoned.
Order of events may vary.


Or have an accident while doing balcony parkour.
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#1120  Postby Agi Hammerthief » Feb 24, 2022 7:53 am

Alan C wrote:Or have a „tragic“ „accident“ while doing balcony parkour.

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