Tucker Carlson unloads on Sesame Street after learning a puppet character has a race

Carlson: “There was no tribalism on Sesame Street -- that's why they used animals, not people”

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Citation From the January 7, 2022, edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight 

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What you're hearing there is NPR's approach to every story. So, you could do actual reporting on actual trends or stories that are of interest to your audience and have some inherent meaning. No. NPR has decided only to complain about frivolous questions. Listen to this segment in which NPR's news division informs us that our long national nightmare is finally over -- and thank God. Sesame Street has finally hired an Asian-American puppet. Watch. 


Yeah, the rise in hate crimes against Asians committed by all those Trump supporters. That spurred Sesame Street to get an Asian Muppet and it spurred NPR to celebrate it. Now, this is a big change. If you remember Sesame Street, there was Big Bird and Cookie Monster. They didn't seem to have ethnicities. In fact, that was the point. There was no tribalism on Sesame Street -- that's why they used animals, not people. Not anymore.

According to NPR, the ethnicity of the Sesame Street Muppets is the most important thing. And not just on Sesame Street, in all entertainment and art and culture. No one in NPR reads books anymore, obviously, they've thrown down the rule code, which they probably never read in the first place. But they do stream a ton of garbage off the internet, and when they watch it, they're most interested in what the people look like -- the shades of their skin.