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For anyone who actually knows him, Tucker Carlson was always hard to like: an arrogant and entitled bully who fit in all too easily at the Fox News frat house. But listening to old audiotapes of Carlson’s guest spots with shock jock “Bubba the Love Sponge,” America is suddenly learning just how vile he is.

As Fox News sends Tucker “on vacation,” Stephen Colbert is enjoying the Carlson moment. Let’s just say that the loud-mouthed frat boy does not emerge unscathed from Stephen’s forensic analysis of those tapes.

Listen and laugh.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Kathy Barnette

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Kathy Barnette, a Trumpist conspiracy-peddling Republican candidate in the Pennsylvania Senate race who has been rising through the ranks, speeding even past big-spending rivals, is facing waves of criticism and public backlash for her past anti-Muslim tweets.

On Sunday, in an interview with Fox News Sunday host Shannon Bream, after bobbing and weaving on questions probing her military service, Barnette tried to downplay the gravity of Islamophobic tweets that she had penned.

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