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Charlie Pierce: At Least Fox Let Tucker Carlson Go With a Respectful Ruthlessness

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Charlie Pierce: At Least Fox Let Tucker Carlson Go With a Respectful Ruthlessness

There was a great disturbance in the Force on Wednesday. Don Lemon gets the gate at CNN, which genuinely seems to be floundering under current leadership. (Gayle King and Charles Barkley? This is a chemistry experiment guaranteed to make the cat disappear.) And, over at Fox, Tucker Carlson gets shuffled out the door without even a chance to say goodbye to his vast audience of angry shut-ins. Far be it from me to advise Florida Governor Ronald DeSantis on anything, but I might call out the National Guard to surround The Villages in case of rioting. To paraphrase Neil Young, I see bloody fountains, and 10 million golf carts, coming down the driveway.

Read the rest of Charlie Pierce’s piece at Esquire Politics