Tucker Carlson was all too happy Tuesday to help fuel Sean Hannity's rant about the dangers of Michelle Obama and the "nanny state." "Michelle Obama's putting herself on the front lines," Hannity began. "I try to stay away from presidential
February 16, 2011

Tucker Carlson was all too happy Tuesday to help fuel Sean Hannity's rant about the dangers of Michelle Obama and the "nanny state."

"Michelle Obama's putting herself on the front lines," Hannity began. "I try to stay away from presidential families and children but if she's going to tell us what food to eat, if she's going to tell us what we can put in our school cafeterias -- now she's promoting breast feeding as 'IRS gives tax breaks for nursing.'"

"We don't need a nanny state," he complained. "That's called the nanny caretaker state."

"It takes a lot of time to make those kind of decisions," Carlson added sarcastically. "Why would you want to raise your own kids when Michelle Obama will do it for you? In fact, she'll do it at gunpoint."

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