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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
The rise and fall of the insufferable twit Tucker Carlson
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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The reference to Tucker Carlson as a “twit” in the headline above is as well-advised as it is snarky.

A Google search of his name and the T-word produces tens of thousands of results. It’s as if he invented twittiness. He’s like the eternal frat boy — born to the manor and smug as hell.

Alex Pareene of Salon is out with a longish and scathing profile of Carlson, detailing his decline from prominent and respectable magazine writer to right-wing hack at a mostly sleazy Web site he co-founded, the Daily Caller.

For two reasons, I’m not going to offer ...

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