That’s plenty of time in a news cycle fairly loaded with economic woes and hearings about the Capitol Riot (which Carlson touched on later).
The conservative channel appeared to be mounting an offensive against Harris this week – first by Newt Gingrich in a dismissal of his presidential prospects, and now by his prime time star.
“For over a year, we’ve had a pretty conventional understanding of the first black-slash-Indian-slash-party-Canadian vice president of this country, who also identifies as a woman,” Carlson said. “Now we assumed that Kamala Harris was historically unpopular because she is historically incompetent and wrong.”
He joked about software engineers trying to figure out if she’s even human because “she’s so synthetic.”
The far-right personality showed a clip of MSNBC’s Joy Reid defending Harris, and Carlson sarcastically admitted that he and other critics were wrong – it’s their lack of understanding that hurts the vice president.
“So the takeaway is that Kamala Harris isn’t unpopular because she’s a bad person,” he said. “She’s unpopular because you’re a bad person. You are the problem. Your racism is hurting Kamala Harris’ political career. Curse you, bigot! »