79 Political Quotes of Tucker Carlson

” The rapid growth of prenatal testing has had some undeniably positive effects: A woman who knows she will bear a child with a handicap can plan to deliver in a hospital equipped for risky births. And many couples prefer the opportunity to prepare psychologically for the work of raising a disabled child. “
” Some white people are privileged, some aren’t. Some black people are, some aren’t. It’s strikes me as, by definition, a racist attack in that it’s making a generalization – a negative one – based on skin color. “
” You can look different but have the same values. That’s not diversity; it’s conformity. “
” Most of the time, you can beat a woman in an argument. “
” Who laughs less than feminists? “
” People often refer to Dubai as the Hong Kong of the Gulf, but it’s really more like Vegas. “
” Certain Arabs love Dubai because it’s not at all like where they live. Certain others hate it for the same reason. When you hear an Osama bin Laden sympathizer rant about the decadence and hypocrisy of the Arab ruling class, you can be certain he’s picturing a nightclub in Dubai. “
” To be a feminist, you could cut your hair really short. You have to be really angry about something. “
” People tend to cherish and take care of the things they pay for and therefore own, countries included. The opposite is also true. When was the last time you changed the oil in a rental car? “
” There’s nothing scarier than a reckless prosecutor. “
” There’s nothing scarier than a reckless prosecutor. “
” To politicize a man’s tragic death is about as low as you can go, isn’t it? “
” American officials have bent over backwards to show how sensitive they are to Muslim culture. It didn’t seem very effective. They seem to be worried about winning the respect of other people. “
” The second you think that all your good fortune is a product of your virtue, you become highly judgmental, lacking empathy, totally without self-awareness, arrogant, stupid – I mean, all the stuff that our ruling class is. “
” It is nice to be around people who think differently than you. They challenge your ideas and keep you from being complacent. “
” I am really only interested in new information, not freelance opinion. I don’t really care what you think off the top of your head. “
” You don’t criticize your employer. “
” All standards are double standards. “
” Carrying an automatic weapon in a Third World country beyond the easy reach of higher authority? The job description is like a bug light to borderline personalities. “
” It is increasingly important to be open-minded. “
” When it comes to scaring the bourgeoisie into showing up at the polls, nothing works better than negative advertising. “
” As a rule, the civil-rights establishment is not punctual. “
” Speaking fluent English – like doing long division or successfully rewiring a 220-volt electrical outlet – is not a skill you’re born with. It’s something you learn, occasionally even by opening some old dictionary. “
” American presidential elections usually amount to a series of overcorrections: Clinton begat Bush, who produced Obama, whose lax border policies fueled the rise of Trump. “
” Almost nobody gets rich or erudite overnight. “
” I only want to debate people who are more powerful than I am. “
” I don’t care what anybody thinks. “
” I like women. “
” Nobody wants to be seen with a bigot. “
” In addition to all the good things it’s done, the Internet has empowered an awful lot of people who would have been best off disempowered, including quite a few bloggers on both sides. “
” One area of liberal phenomenon I support is female bi-sexuality. “
” In politics, reform never comes before crisis. “
” The second you feel a political imperative, it destroys your art. “
” Canadians are so easily wounded. “
” You can’t fix a problem if you don’t have the words to describe it. You can’t even think about it clearly. “
” People who listen to NPR are forever thanking the hosts for ‘sharing,’ or ‘initiating a dialogue,’ or ‘taking the time to explain this very important issue.’ “
” If you want another world war, run up unsustainable debts. “
” It’s hard to be ambitious if you’re content, isn’t it? “
” You can learn a lot about Pat Buchanan by talking to his campaign staff, particularly the ones who have quit or been fired. “
” In the absence of evidence, superstition. It’s a Middle Ages thing. That’s my theory anyway. “
” What bothers me is the lack of self-awareness. I don’t know if I have ever met a group less self-aware than political reporters. “
” Boys and girls are not the same. “
” I am not insecure about being a journalist. “
” As a print journalist, you can be frustrated by people who don’t call you back, parts of the story you can’t get. TV gets you access to everyone because people call you back. It also allows you to satisfy your curiosity. I am a very curious person. “
” Living in Washington, you can’t take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don’t believe because they get paid to. “
” I try to tell the truth. “
” Billy Tauzin is one of the most interesting people in Washington. He is smart, funny, and interesting. “
” Unless you know a lot more about something than I do, I am not really that interested. I have too much information already. “
” I have never been one to look beyond today. “
” The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about. “
” If it was up to the U.N., Saddam Hussein would still be killing his own people. “
” I think Michael Moore is loathsome, though, not because he dislikes Bush, but because he seems to dislike America. “
” I can’t wait to work for Rick Kaplan. He’s a great producer. I would host an infomercial if he would produce it. “
” The Clinton era is over. I think that there would even have been a certain amount of rejoicing among some Republicans if Gore had won or if Ralph Nader had won or if Satan had won. “
” The one thing I’m convinced George W. Bush is good at is bipartisanship. It’s clearly something he enjoys personally. “
” Pat Buchanan likes to fight. But only on TV. “
” You can learn a lot about Pat Buchanan by talking to his campaign staff, particularly the ones who have quit or been fired. “
” Pat Buchanan has written and said a number of things that are widely understood to be hostile to Jews and to Israel. “
” You want people with different life experiences as a backstop against bad decision. “
” I’m so pathetically eager for people to love D.C. It’s so sad. It’s like I work for the chamber of commerce or something. “
” Intelligence is not a moral category. “
” I’m not much of an economic conservative, and I’m not conservative at all on foreign policy. “
” I like bow ties, and I certainly spent a lot of time defending them. “
” Under no circumstances am I going to criticize my family in public. “
” I’m Christian. I’ve made mistakes. I believe fervently in second chances. “
” Animals shouldn’t be mistreated. “
” Trump could teach Republicans in Washington a lot if only they stopped posturing long enough to watch carefully. “
” Trump is, in part, a reaction to the intellectual corruption of the Republican Party. That ought to be obvious to his critics, yet somehow it isn’t. “
” You can’t fix a problem if you don’t have the words to describe it. You can’t even think about it clearly. “
” I have no time for political hacks who say things they don’t believe because they get paid to. “
” People say you become more cynical as you get older. That hasn’t been my experience. “
” Maybe I’m flattering myself, but I think my view of humanity has got steadily sunnier since I was 15. I have a higher opinion of politicians, for instance, than I did when I first moved to Washington. “
” My first experience on public radio still ranks among the most embarrassing episodes of my relatively short life. “
” All that chatter you hear from yuppie parents at the playground about how expensive it is to ‘do’ bathrooms? It’s all true. Every word, and worse. “
” I’d been in journalism about two weeks when I realized I would do just about anything to avoid writing, and over the years, I have. “
” I do think – I’m sure I’m the lone voice in saying this – that Iran deserves to be annihilated. I think they’re lunatics. I think they’re evil. “
” Like everyone else, rich people respond to incentives. “
” There will always be some who, for whatever reason, find themselves dependent on the charity of others. But when half the population is along for the ride, the system becomes dangerously out of balance. Things fall apart. “
” The tax code is becoming steadily more progressive, which shouldn’t surprise anyone who understands power politics. It’s always easier to force sacrifice on an unpopular minority than it is to ask the majority to pony up. “