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Jon Stewart: I Don’t Have the “Temperament” to Run for Office

During an appearance on Kara Swisher’s podcast “Sway,” the New York Times journalist asked Stewart if he has any political aspirations. 

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Comedian and former late-night host Jon Stewart could be weighing on a possible run for office. During an appearance on Kara Swisher’s podcast “Sway,” the New York Times journalist asked him if he has any political aspirations. 

“Oh, god. How do you not?” Stewart said. “When you see the s–theads that are …” 

He added by saying how anyone could watch the current group of politicians in the United States without contemplating running for public office themselves.

“How do you not when you watch all that, and you’re like, oh my god, what is — this is terrible,” he said. “It’s like when you get in a car and the one driver’s drunk, and you’re like, do you everything about taking the wheel? You’re like, yeah, I did.”

Furthermore, Stewart went on to explain why he wouldn’t have the “temperament” for the position. However, Swisher notes that politicians usually get elected regardless of their conduct, citing Marjorie Taylor Greene and former President Donald Trump as examples.

Stewart noted his “patience” on why he deals with specific lawmakers, adding, “It’s having the patience that, how come that person gets to still be here? Make that person leave.”

“I also think there’s a lot that goes around that that has nothing to do with passion or care about issues or wanting to help people, that has to do with fundraising and the way the game is played and the lack of perspective on it,” Stewart continued. 

“And sometimes I feel like, well, I can be more effective on the outside than on the inside.”

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Dan Crenshaw Fires Back at Tucker Carlson for “Eyepatch McCain” Remark

Crenshaw called the Fox News host “juvenile” for his remarks.

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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) responded to Tucker Carlson, who called the politician “eyepatch McCain” during a conversation about foreign policy. Crenshaw called the Fox News host “juvenile” for his remarks.

Crenshaw had previously conveyed to Fox News host Trey Gowdy that people who do not back sending $40 billion to Ukraine for their war are “pro-Russia.” As a result, Carlson went after the representative.

“Why is Congress so focused on Ukraine, but you can’t find baby formula?” Carlson said. “According to congressman Dan Crenshaw of Texas, asking questions like that, or really any questions at all, thinking you are a citizen, makes you’ pro-Russia.’”

“You know, the more I think about it, it takes a lot of gall for or eyepatch McCain to attack moms who are worried about baby formula as pro-Russia.”

Crenshaw spoke with The Daily Caller, responding to the remarks by the host, who was a co-founder of the outlet. 

“You hurl juvenile insults when you know you’ve lost the debate,” Crenshaw said. “I stand by every word I said in my interview with Trey Gowdy.”

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Joy Reid: Tucker Carlson Injects Racist Plot Theories into Republican Voters

MSNBC’s Joy Reid recently accused Carlson of “injecting racist conspiracy theory into the veins of Republican voters.”

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Left-wing pundits continue to attack Fox News’ Tucker Carlson labeling him as a racist in the aftermath of a supermarket massacre that left 10 people dead. 

According to Breitbart, MSNBC’s Joy Reid recently accused him of “injecting racist conspiracy theory into the veins of Republican voters.”

“No singular voice in right-wing media has done more to elevate this racist conspiracy theory than Tucker, who, even with a new head writer, spends night after primetime injecting the rot from the dregs of the internet directly into the veins of Republican voters.”

The “ReidOut” host discussed a narrative that has become popular when discussing Carlson’s show and that is something called replacement theory. Carlson broached the idea when discussing the mass influx of migrants across the Southern Border. 

“The reality is, Tucker is not some deep thinker,” said Reid. “He’s clearly just channeling the gross stuff his viewers could easily find online, then feeding it to Republican voters and Republican politicians as infotainment, and that feedback loop has terrifying reach.”

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Jake Tapper Will Interview Trevor Reed to Discuss Russian Imprisonment

Reed will share with Tapper the realities he faced while being a prisoner for 985 days

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U.S. Marine Trevor Reed spent nearly three years in a Russian prison, and now he will discuss for the first time what he experienced since his release with CNN anchor Jake Tapper. 

The company announced that the exclusive interview will air as a CNN Special Report, “Finally Home: The Trevor Reed Interview,” airing this Sunday, May 22, at 8 pm ET.

Reed will share with Tapper the realities he faced while being a prisoner for 985 days; furthermore, they will discuss wanting to free other Americans who are wrongfully imprisoned in Russia and other countries. 

“Viewers will also hear from Reed’s family, whose steadfast crusade to get him out of Russia is a large part of why he is now safely home,” CNN said in a statement for the special. 

“In addition, the special will feature the families of other Americans who are still being held by foreign governments, including the family of fellow US military veteran Paul Whelan, currently detained in Russia, as they continue to fight bravely for their loved ones who they desperately hope will come home.”

For those who cannot watch the special when it airs, the interview with Reed will stream live for pay TV subscribers via CNN.com and CNN OTT and mobile apps under “TV Channels” or CNNgo.

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