In a statement emailed to The Washington Post on Sunday, Carlson took a defiant stance.
Angelo Carusone, the head of Media Matters, responded and said, "the reason we released this is precisely because the things you say on your Fox News show echo the misogyny displayed in those clips". If you advertise on his show, if you appear on his show, even to argue with him and tell him he's a frightful person, you're still propping this up, boycotted the boycott, the advertisers boycott being a guest on it, but do whatever you have to do to make sure that everybody knows that if you support this show where the advertisers in any way even to argue with it, your propping up this kind of disgusting rhetoric from Tucker Carlson. Instead, he invited anyone who disagrees with his views as expressed these days on TV to come challenge him on Tucker Carlson Tonight.
Today's media flap involves liberal advocacy group Media Matters going after a familiar target-Fox News, and specifically host Tucker Carlson.
What was discussed on the show?. "And one of the things they hate more than anything is weakness in a man".
"This is just the tip of the iceberg", Berman said, referring to Carlson's dismissive thoughts on statutory rape. "I mean, let's be honest about it".
The Louisiana senator says he would rather be informed than opinionated.
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S'il double la mise et atteint la barre des 10 buts sous le maillot olympien, ce bonus sera lui aussi doublé, rapporte L'Equipe . Beaucoup de joueurs, quand ils marquent contre leur ancien club, n'ont pas tendance à célébrer leur but.
After Media Matters published the radio audio and accompanying transcripts, which retained the context of each comment, the left pounced on Carlson, calling for a boycott of his Fox News show or for Fox News to fire Carlson altogether. You know, she didn't.
CO-HOST: No, he's in prison for facilitation of child rape.
Bubba the Love Sponge chimed in, saying the act should nearly be described as premeditated, but Carlson wasn't swayed. It remains to be seen if the right-wing news network will take any disciplinary action, but Carlson did lose a great many advertisers from his primetime slot.
Jeffs, Carlson said, was someone with "a different lifestyle that people find creepy".
CARLSON: What do you mean an accessory? Carlson asked when Jeffs's conviction was brought up. He's like got some weird religious call where he thinks it's okay to, you know, marry underage girls, but he didn't do it. He didn't - Warren Jeffs didn't marry underaged girls, actually.
-May 9, 2006: Carlson calls for the end of rape shield laws, saying that under this legislation rape victims are "hiding behind anonymity, while the person I accused, whether he's guilty or not, has his life destroyed". Vick, a former National Football League quarterback, was sentenced to 23 months in 2007 for dogfighting.