“We’ve got this whole trope now in rap music, all the major marquee rappers: Ice Cube, Jay Z, Scarface. It’s just rampant anti-Semitism,” Hanson said. “And we saw Lebron James, our national icon, retweeting the anti-Semitic tweet of a rapper with no consequences. So the American people are saying to themselves, ‘Wow, what are the rules?’”
Along with those rappers and James, who has since apologized, Hanson referenced comments made by Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson in 2016, and past offensive tweets from Sarah Jeong of the New York Times as other examples of bigotry and that he says has gone unpunished.
“Jim Carrey of all, the actor, compared Trump supporters to apes,” Hanson added, concluding with: “Anytime somebody says ‘We’re progressive’ and ‘We’re enlightened’ and ‘We’re not racist’ that tends, human nature being what it is, to give them a blank check to be racist.”
Carlson’s monologue and ensuing discussion shows that he continues to push the boundaries, even as sponsors have steadily abandoned his show following controversial comments he made about immigrants back in December.
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