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Tucker Carlson Pretends He Doesn't Understand Jon Stewart's Criticism Of Crossfire

Someone's still hurting from the ass kicking Jon Stewart gave them over a decade ago.
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This is pretty rich. The Daily Caller editor in chief and Fox host Tucker Carlson pretended he had no idea what happened back in 2004 when The Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a complete mockery of Carlson, his co-host Paul Begala and CNN's Crossfire during an appearance on this Thursday's Washington Journal on C-SPAN.

Tucker Carlson: Still ‘Don’t Understand’ What Jon Stewart Was Trying to Say on Crossfire:

During an appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal Thursday morning, a caller asked the Fox host/Daily Caller editor-in-chief if he would be willing to try his hand at debating Stewart again.

“I don’t know that he has a show anymore, does he?” Carlson said, attempting a joke. “I didn’t debate Jon Stewart the first time. He came on our show and made a bunch of noises that I didn’t understand then and I don’t understand now.”

While Carlson admitted that Stewart is a “talented guy” who has “been more successful” than he has, he said, “I still don’t understand what point he was trying to make, I thought it was ridiculous.”

“I don’t think he said anything intelligible or worth hearing,” Carlson continued, taking particular offense to the suggestion that he has ever sucked up to politicians and accusing Stewart of doing that in his Daily Show interviews. “I didn’t even get his criticism then. I get that he was more popular than I was and probably still is much more popular than I am so he was recorded as the winner, but on the merits, you know, what he had to say was dumb.”

For anyone that needs a reminder of what Stewart did say to them, here's the clip.


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