Tucker Carlson doesn't understand why people think Rush Limbaugh is racist

Carlson: “They disagree with Rush Limbaugh. That’s okay. Why do they have to call everyone they dislike a racist?”

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Citation From the February 5, 2020 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight: 

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): One of the most memorable, most emotional moments for a lot of people watching last night's State of the Union occurred when the First Lady awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh who's just announced he's got advanced lung cancer. Democrats sat in stony silence during the speech. Afterwards the press told us because they are both buffoons and totally predictable that honoring Rush Limbaugh was racist. 


CARLSON: Maybe I'm too literal, Rush Limbaugh is a violent racist? Says Ocasio-Cortez, who's obviously a violent moron. What is she talking about? 

HOWIE CARR: You know anyone who’s on the air for 30 years, three or four hours a day is going to say a few things they have regrets for. But Rush has a lot less to apologize for, I would say, than Al Sharpton with his comments about Jewish businessmen and Greeks, et cetera, et cetera, homosexuals. You know, he never eulogized the former member of the Ku Klux Klan Robert Byrd as did Hillary Clinton. And he has never talked about how you have to have a slight Indian accent to work in a 7-eleven in Delaware like uncle Joe Biden. I mean, this is ridiculous. 

CARLSON: Why don't you say I disagree with Rush Limbaugh. Why does every disagreement have to kind of be perverted into a race conversation? They disagree with Rush Limbaugh. That's okay. Why do they have to call everyone they dislike a racist, period, every time? 

CARR: I think that's the way it is with liberals. If they disagree with you ergo you are a racist.