"To call me a partisan hack is ludicrous. I am the least partisan person I know." Tucker Carlson, (CNN's Reliable Sources, 3/15/09)
And they say that conservatives don't know satire. Oh, excuse me. Carlson is a Libertarian. A Libertarian is a conservative who wants to do standup. I know. I am the criminal behind the stand up comedy of Libertarian presidential candidate, Bob Barr.
As part of his attempted comeback to pundit hilarity, the fired CNN co-host, fired MSNBC host, Tucker Carlson has hit the political cable and news circuit with a hysterical routine on Jon Stewart's take on CNBC's (and media-in-general) lack of oversight of big business and the stock market. I hated to give away his best punchline - "To call me a partisan hack is ludicrous. I am the least partisan person I know" - so soon, but when you have prime rib comedy you don't save it for dessert.
I was waiting for Tucker to go Rodney Dangerfield.
"I tellya, Kurtz, I get no respect. No respect, I tellya."
Tucker had plenty more bullets in his frivolity belt.
"Jon Stewart is a partisan READ THE REST OF CARLSON'S COMEDY GENIUS HERE
Steve Young blogs at the appropriately named SteveYoungOnPolitics.com