Tucker Carlson Says Iraq Full of ‘Primitive Monkeys’ and Other Racist Stuff in Second Wave of Unearthed Comments
On Monday, Media Matters dropped a second load of clips of Tucker Carlson making controversial remarks and this time, the clips include Carlson spouting racist remarks.
The clips date from 2006 and 2011 and were from Carlson’s weekly call-in to the Bubba the Love Sponge Show, a popular shock jock show.
At one point, he suggested immigrants allowed into the country should be “hot” or “really smart” because lettuce pickers don’t build the country.
At another point, he insisted white men deserve credit for “creating civilization.”
He also remarked that Iraq was full of “primitive monkeys.”
“Iraq is a crappy place filled with a bunch of, you know, semiliterate primitive monkeys — that’s why it wasn’t worth invading,” he opined, blasting the people he insisted “don’t use toilet paper or forks” and suggested should just “shut the fuck up and obey.”
His wrath was not limited to Iraqis, however.
Carlson also said this about the Congressional Black Caucus: “The Congressional Black Caucus exists to blame the white man for everything, and I’m happy to say that in public because it’s true.”
And this about Barack Obama: “Everybody knows that Barack Obama would still be in the state Senate in Illinois if he were white.”
Finally, in a tweeted out clip, Carlson also told radio host Bubba the Love Sponge: “I like you too … I actually mean it in a completely faggot way.”
— Media Matters (@mmfa) March 12, 2019
Carlson was on MSNBC until 2009, when he left the network to join Fox News. The unearthed comments were made between 2006 and 2011.
He previously responded to Media Matters’ first dump of clips — which included misogynistic remarks — by saying this:
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) March 11, 2019
On Monday night, at about the same time as the second group of clips was published, Carlson also pinned the unearthed clips on the liberal mob that wants to “kill” his show.
Listen above, via Media Matters
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