It's always nice to see professional courtesy in our political ecosystem. The Daily Caller's Tucker Carlson seemed to be trying out his snarkypants with his defense of an editor's rudeness to DeBlasio spokeswoman Amy Spitalnick.
You can read the full email strand at Buzzfeed.
It began with Ms. Spitalnick asking the Daily Caller to correct a story. She sent a link to a full transcript and requested a correction to the story. Instead of simply correcting it, the DC editor wrote back and disagreed with her statement. So she sent a link to video, a quote, and a request to once again, correct the story.
The reply she received from staff was that they would have a look, but if she didn't stop being whiny and annoying they'd mute the thread. Nice.
Ms. Spitalnick had the audacity to contact Daily Caller because — and hold on to your hats! — it had posted a story that was incorrect. After much back and forth — in which Ms. Spitalnick provides a video and transcript, and the Daily Caller staff still refuses to issue a correction because haw haw haw like a chick is going to tell them what to do, ballscratch, assscratch, burp — Tucker Carlson offered some gentlemanly constructive criticism on how to not be a woman doing her job “whiny and annoying”:
Dear Amy,Thanks for your email. You believe our story was inaccurate and have demanded a correction. Totally fair. We are going over the transcript now.What [editor Christopher] Bedford complained about was your tone, which, I have to agree, was whiny and annoying, and I say that in the spirit of helpful correction rather than as a criticism. Outside of New York City, adults generally write polite, cheerful emails to one another, even when asking for corrections. Something to keep in mind the next time you communicate with people who don’t live on your island.Best,
Oh, if only the story ended there, but it doesn't. No, I guess Tucker bcc'd his fratboy bro Buckley. Can you imagine these two as kids? Tuckie and Bucky? Anyway, Buckley decided to high-five Tucker for putting that biotch in her place.
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Great response. Whiny little self-righteous bitch. “Appalling?” And with such an ironic name, too… Spitalnick? Ironic because you just know she has extreme dick-fright; no chance has this girl ever had a pearl necklace. Spoogeneck? I don’t think so. More like LabiaFace.
Seriously? When Buzzfeed asked Tucker for comment on his brother's hubris, this was the response:
In response to a request for comment from BuzzFeed News, Tucker Carlson said, “I just talked to my brother about his response, and he assures me he meant it in the nicest way.”
Hey Tuckie and Bucky, go f*ck yourselves. And I mean that in the nicest way.