Tucker Carlson knows who should replace Jeff Zucker, the former president of CNN, he told his audience on Thursday: CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin.
“Both are called Jeff. It’s no small thing,” Carlson said. “So trading Jeff to another Jeff would easily convert.”
Zucker Wednesday’s resignation about a relationship with a colleague came to light following the decision to fire anchor star Chris Cuomo for violating journalistic standards while helping his brother Andrew, then governor of New York, attack a Several women have accused him of sexual harassment and misconduct.
Toobin has been with CNN since 2002 and is a legitimate contributor to New Yorkers from 1993 to 2020, when he let go after he was caught masturbating in front of the camera during a work-related Zoom call – an incident that Carlson couldn’t ignore.
“Running a left-wing television network is not the same as exposing yourself online. It’s a lot more embarrassing than that,” Carlson said as the ‘Jack of All Trades’ graphic appeared on the screen.
Carlson, incidentally, was praised Roger Ailes, who hired him to join Fox News, as “truly a wonderful and wise man.” Ailes, the late Fox News CEO, resigned in 2016 due to many allegations that he sexually harassed and stalked female employees at the network for decades.