Carlson: Emmys Showed Many of America’s Most Famous Artists Aren’t Artists — ‘Hacks,’ ‘Their Shows Are Dumb’

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson offered his thoughts on the annual Primetime Emmy Awards held a night early, which had politics on display with its presentation and choice of award recipients. Carlson argued the Emmys demonstrated the contempt Hollywood and other elites have for those that voted for Trump and that it also showed that there was not much value in the so-called art they have produced. Partial transcript as follows: So celebrities are liberal. They don’t like Trump. Whatever. That’s fine. In fact, it’s normal. That is not what is striking here. Last night’s show wasn’t really about Trump. It was an expression of the contempt America’s ruling class has for the rest of this country, for the zip codes they don’t live in. The middle class elected Donald Trump last November. Last night Hollywood denounced them for doing it. But don’t kid yourself. You could have heard the exact same contempt for Middle America at any Google board meeting or Facebook employees for that matter, at any bar in Washington where fundraisers from both parties regularly gather. What we are watching now is no longer a debate between conservatives and liberals. It’s

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Carlson: Emmys Showed Many of America’s Most Famous Artists Aren’t Artists — ‘Hacks,’ ‘Their Shows Are Dumb’

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