Thursday, July 29

Tucker Carlson

Eric Swalwell, Fox news, Politics, Tucker Carlson

Rep. Eric Swalwell posted a heated text exchange with Tucker Carlson and said the Fox News host is’losing his mind that I won’t return his calls’

Rep. Eric Swalwell shared screenshots showing a missed call and text exchange with Tucker Carlson. The lawmaker declined to call the Fox News host, prompting Carlson to call him a "coward." Swalwell accused Carlson of telling lies about him and his family. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. Eric Swalwell took aim at Tucker Carlson on Twitter Fri...
Anti-Vaccination, COVID-19 vaccine, Fox News Channel, Laura Ingraham, Politics, Tucker Carlson, Vaccine, vaccine hesitancy

Fox News has a strict COVID-19 policy that includes the kind of vaccine passport Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham and other right-wing hosts have railed against

The Fox Corporation has a return to office protocol involving voluntary proof of vaccination. Top host Tucker Carlson has compared vaccine passports to "Jim Crow" racial segregation laws. Fox Corp employees who don't submit their status must continue masking and social distancing. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Fox Corporation has instituted a strict COVID-19 policy that includes a vaccine passport, allowing only the company's fully-vaccinated employees to work in their offices without wearing a mask or social distancing. But a slew of the parent company's Fox News personalities, particularly two of its highest-pa...
COVID-19 vaccine, Fox News Channel, Politics, Public Health, Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson compares COVID-19 vaccine question to being asked if he has HIV or what his favorite sexual position is

Fox News host Tucker Carlson has repeatedly refused to reveal whether he's received a COVID-19 vaccine and has argued questions about his vaccination status are as personal and "vulgar" as questions about his sex life. When a Time Magazine reporter recently asked Carlson whether he'd been vaccinated, he replied, "Because I'm a polite person, I'm not going to ask you any supervulgar personal questions like that."He went on, "That's like saying,'Do you have HIV?' ... How about'None of your business'?"When a New York Times reporter asked Carlson in May whether he'd been vaccinated, he texted back, "When was the last time you had sex with your wife and in what position? We can trade intimate details." ...
Fox news, Media, National Security Agency, Politics, Tucker Carlson, Vladimir Putin

Fox News host Tucker Carlson was seeking an interview with Putin around the time he accused the NSA of spying on him, a new report says

Tucker Carlson sought an interview with Vladimir Putin before he accused the NSA of spying on him. Carlson publicly accused the NSA of monitoring him as part of a plot to take his show off air. The NSA later said in a statement that Carlson's "allegation is untrue." See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson was seeking an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin shortly before he accused the National Security Agency of spying on him, Axios reported Wednesday.In late June, Carlson claimed the NSA was monitoring his Fox News show after he said a source tipped him off about it as part of a plot t...
Critical Race Theory, Culture Wars, News UK, Politics, Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson called for cameras in classrooms to make sure teachers don’t tell kids about critical race theory

Tucker Carlson called for cameras in schools to monitor for teaching about critical race theory. The academic subject, which analyses systemic racism, has been attacked by Republicans. The controversy is a new front in the battle over how American history and racism is taught. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Armed Services, army base, Critical Race Theory, Desegregation, Discrimination, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Military & Defense, Politics, Racism, Tucker Carlson

A GOP Senate candidate claims that the military has been’colorblind’ for’almost 200 years,’ but the armed services were desegregated in 1948

Senate candidate Sean Parnell said that the military has been "colorblind" for "almost 200 years." The military was not formally desegregated until President Harry Truman issued an executive order in 1948. On Fox News, Parnell railed against critical race theory, blasting it as a divisive discipline. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
10 things in politics, Matt Gaetz, Newsletter, Politics, Tucker Carlson

10 Things in Politics: Matt Gaetz and Fox News broke up

Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Politics. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm the Insider politics reporter Oma Seddiq, filling in for Brent Griffiths. Send me tips at [email protected] or @omaseddiq.Here's what we're talking about today:One thing to look out for today: It's New York's primary election — and that includes the race to replace New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. With Jordan Erb. ...
Donald Trump, Fox news, Media, News UK, Politics, Tucker Carlson

The New York Times has outed Tucker Carlson, who attacks journalists as’cringing animals,’ as a top anonymous source for the media

Fox News' Tucker Carlson frequently berates media outlets and insults journalists on his show. But according to The New York Times reports, he has acted as an anonymous source for media outlets. He has shared information about Donald Trump and internal Fox News politics, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The New York Times has outed Fox News host Tucker Carlson as a frequent anonymous source of information to the media, which he regularly insults and denounces on his show.Carlson on his show frequently criticizes journalists, whom he often identifies by name, and portrays them as part of a liberal plot...