Mehdi Hasan mocks GOP: ‘It’s embarrassing’ how much they fear Tucker Carlson
Hasan said he doesn’t often agree with ‘serial liar’ Boris Johnson, who said last week he was ‘amazed and horrified’ at how ‘bullied’ the GOP was by Carlson.
“What’s up with this guy?” asked the former British Prime Minister in disbelief.
“It’s hard to disagree with that sentiment from Boris,” Hasan told fellow MSNBC host Ayman Mohyeldin.
Hasan dismissed Carlson as a “former bow-tie-wearing frozen food heir who hosts a late-night all-nighter on Fox”.
Yet the GOP “lives in fear” of him.
“Tucker Carlson now sets the GOP agenda on everything from Ukraine aid to green M&Ms. He sets the tone, he decides official enemies every night, and you dare not criticize him or contradict if you have an R next to your name,” he said. “It’s a bit crazy. It’s a bit embarrassing, isn’t it?”
Mohyeldin agreed, calling it “beyond embarrassing” how much the GOP fears him, then, as an example, played a clip of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) crawling past Carlson.
“The party that once boasted of standing up to communism and the USSR now lives in fear of two privileged white men: Donald Trump and Tucker Carlson,” Mohyeldin said.
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