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Evening At The Tucker Carlson Improv

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"To call me a partisan hack is ludicrous. I am the least partisan person I know."  Tucker Carlson, (CNN's Reliable Sources, 3/15/09)

And they say that conservatives don't know satire. Oh, excuse me. Carlson is a Libertarian. A Libertarian is a conservative who wants to do standup. I know. I am the criminal behind the stand up comedy of Libertarian presidential candidate, Bob Barr.

As part of his attempted comeback to pundit hilarity, the fired CNN co-host, fired MSNBC host, Tucker Carlson has hit the political cable and news circuit with a hysterical routine on Jon Stewart's take on CNBC's (and media-in-general) lack of oversight of big business and the stock market. I hated to give away his best punchline - "To call me a partisan hack is ludicrous. I am the least partisan person I know" - so soon, but when you have prime rib comedy you don't save it for dessert.

I was waiting for Tucker to go Rodney Dangerfield.

"I tellya, Kurtz, I get no respect. No respect, I tellya."

Tucker had plenty more bullets in his frivolity belt.

"Jon Stewart is a partisan READ THE REST OF CARLSON'S COMEDY GENIUS HERE

Award winning TV writer, Steve Young, is author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful" www.greatfailure.com and blogs at the appropriately named, steveyoungonpolitics.com

 

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