Tucker Carlson, Mark Steyn Mock CNN’s Brian Stelter For ‘Converting’ Journalists Into a ‘Victim Group’


On Wednesday night, Tucker Carlson kicked off his show by slamming CNN yet again, calling their recent string of controversy a “week that will live in infamy” in the history of that network.

He informed his viewers about the new video released by Project Veritas that shows CNN commentator Van Jones calling the Trump-Russia story a “nothing burger.” This was in addition to another released video that showed a CNN producer calling their Russia coverage “bullsh*t.”

And all of this comes on the heels of their controversial retraction of a Russia story that was reportedly done in order to avoid a $100 million lawsuit from the subject of the debunked article, Anthony Scaramucci.

“Woah,” Carlson reacted. “What is next for CNN?”

He pulled a clip from Rush Limbaugh who floated the idea that the Trump presidency could mark the end of CNN.

The Fox News host then posed the question, “How does your company respond when its corruption is revealed?”

To answer that question, he turned to CNN’s media analyst and host Brian Stelter who tweeted the following:

Picking up on one of those above tweets, Carlson snarked, “Got that? ‘American workers.'”

He went on to say that journalists are “the opposite” of workers and that they’re “members of the privileged class” and their fear of the rise of populism “is proof that they know they are.”

Carlson invited on Mark Steyn and began their conversation by asking him his thoughts about the “‘consumers are bad’ if they don’t like us argument” made by Stelter.

Steyn ridiculed “the idea of converting yourself into a victim group of… I guess ‘journalist-Americans,’ the latest hyphenated victim group.”

When talking about the Russia hysteria, Steyn brought up their obsession with the Malaysian plane that disappeared in 2014 “but at least there was a Malaysian plane!”

He also brought up that CNN’s interview with Elmo about Syrian refugees was the “least nutty thing” that CNN has done these past few weeks.

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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