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Carlson: I'm Not Apologizing Over Old Radio Comments

Carlson: I'm Not Apologizing Over Old Radio Comments

The host is facing a new wave of backlash this week, after progressive media watchdog Media Matters for America published recordings of Carlson making comments many found offensive during calls to shock jock radio program "Bubba The Love Sponge".

Media Matters revealed in audio recordings they unearthed that Carlson over a five year period (2006 - 2011) repeatedly made extremely misogynistic remarks and grotesquely attacked about a half-dozen women by name. He adds that "anyone who disagrees with my views is welcome to come on and explain why". Especially feminism. If you're talking to a feminist and she's given you, well, you know men really need to be more sensitive and this, no, actually men don't need to be more sensitive.

He says that "what gets women going is arguing with them".

"Carlson described TV host Alexis Stewart, Martha Stewart's daughter, as "c*nty" and said he wanted to 'give her the spanking she so desperately needs'". Media Matters dug up the comments.

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"I am not defending underage marriage at all", Carlson was recorded saying.

These are weird and unpopular and he has a different lifestyle than other people find creepy. He also called Ariana Huffington a "pig", branded Britney Spears and Paris Hilton as "the biggest whores in America", and averred that women in general are "extremely primitive" and like to "be quiet" and do what assertive men tell them to do - presumably assertive men like someone who used to wear bowties on the regular. What do you mean in accessory? Carlson replied: "So my point is that teachers like this, not necessarily this one in particular, but they are doing a service to all 13-year-old girls by taking the pressure off".

Carlson went on to say that if he had made the laws, "Michael Vick would have been executed, and Warren Jeffs would be out on the street". He's not in prison for polygamy, he's in prison for child rape.

In other segments, Carlson called for the elimination of rape shield laws, which are meant to protect the identities and histories of victims of sex crimes and engaged in a conversation about young girls and their sexual behavior. Some wrote to Carlson's advertisers directly on Twitter, asking why they were supporting the conservative host. If you attend, make sure to let us know. He made the remarks during his tenure at MSNBC (2005-2008) and his tenure at Fox (2009-present).

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