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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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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump on Monday evening called for law enforcement across the country to dominate the ongoing protests and riots in response to the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police. The dark and authoritarian message delivered from the Rose Garden was sharply juxtaposed on cable news with images of peaceful protesters just outside the White House gates who were fired on by police with tear gas.

The president threatened to send the military into the streets if the unrest could not be quelled by other means.

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