I like Tucker Carlson. And apparently, a lot of other people do, too.

Way more, in fact, than they like cruddy CNN.

In the ratings last week, Tucker mopped the floor with the Collusion News Network. He pulled down their drawers and whipped ’em with a switch that he made ’em pick out themselves.

Now their legs are all welted, and they’re snivelin’.

Tucker bested CNN’s total viewers — for all of prime time — by 1,000,000.

The left-wing network racked up 2,474,000 for its entire line-up; Tucker scored 3,475,000.

Here’s the breakdown from Nielsen for March 25th-29th:

  • FOX News Tucker Carlson: 3,475,000 total viewers; 625,000 viewers in the 25-54 age demographic
  • CNN Cooper: 810,000 total viewers; 203,000 viewers in the 25-54 age demographic
  • CNN Cuomo: 875,000 total viewers; 217,000 viewers in the 25-54 age demographic
  • CNN Lemon: 789,000 total viewers; 228,000 viewers in the 25-54 age demographic

Brian Stelter tried to dismiss CNN’s low ratings by saying there hadn’t been anything to talk about:

“Since [Attorney General William Barr’s 4-page summary’s] release on Sunday, there hasn’t been much news.”

Apparently, he forgot about all the hoopla surrounding the letter and its verdict of no collusion — the biggest news story since Trump’s election. He also evidently forgot that he himself had waxed philosophic on it — following which, by the way, Tucker tanned his flippin’ hide! See here.

Unsurprisingly, Brian’s comment got laughed at. A lot.

Was CNN miffed over the switching? It switched gears and attacked:

That wasn’t nice.

But we’re talkin’ ’bout the goofy network responsible for this ridiculousness — just one day prior to the ratings period — and this just over a week before.

They can spin it any way they like; but the fact remains that Tucker Carlson burnt the buns of the network responsible for anti-reporter Jim Acosta (here, here, and here) and giving an award to this guy.

Congratulations, Tucker.

-Alex

 

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