Tucker Carlson Is Out and the Memes Are In
Ding dong, the witch is lifeless! It’s an awesome day right here in Munchkinland, as folks of fine conscience be part of palms in track to have a good time the ousting of Tucker Carlson from his evil tower at Fox Information. As actor Michael Rapaport put it: “Hahahaaa. Ha, you f**ok.”
The suitable-wing speaking head and blowhard has been platforming misinformation and polarizing rhetoric since changing into a part of the Fox prime-time lineup in 2017 together with his 8pm present, “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” This sudden shift comes on the heels of Fox Information paying the $787.5 million settlement of a billion-dollar defamation lawsuit, introduced towards the community by Dominion Voting Techniques relating to categoric makes an attempt by Carlson and different Fox Information pundits to undermine the validity of the 2020 election outcomes by questioning the voting system.
Evidently Carlson’s legendary misogyny additionally performed in his fall from skilled grace — an expertise being mirrored throughout the aisle, as CNN has terminated Don Lemon on claims of in depth office misconduct and misogyny towards fellow anchors and different workers.
These are the details, however extra importantly, the place are the memes? EVERYWHERE! It’s a wealthy meme buffet, and we’re right here to pattern the takes whereas they’re scorching. Pull up a chair!
For easy meme fodder, Carlson himself is, in fact, a bottomless properly of inspiration.
In the event you’re uninterested in taking a look at his silly face, although, there are the memes that decision again to a few of Carlson’s most performative and pointless moments of concern — for instance, the Attractive Inexperienced M&M scandal or his sideswipes at Lil Nas X.
Or deep cuts, linking Carlson to a household legacy of libel.
There’s all the time, all the time the Simpsons.
And for these needing crossover attraction, a complete host of Succession-themed Tucker Carlson-is-fired memes are ripe for the selecting. So many, in actual fact, that New York Journal’s Intelligencer posted an complete explainer that can assist you select the precise proper Succession meme to specific your pleasure about Tucker Carlson being fired.
(The final consensus appears to be Kerry.)
However on a severe be aware, let’s not overlook the true, human tragedy behind this firing, which is able to go away a real void within the hearts of people that tune in each evening for his or her every day hit of concern.
Goodbye and by no means once more, you hateful hypocrite!