Watch Fox News' Tucker Carlson creepily talk about consuming 'every last drop of Buttigieg'

Tucker Carlson on Fox News.
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A seemingly innocuous Pete Buttigieg segment on Tucker Carlson's Tuesday show turned real disturbing real fast.

The Fox News host ridiculed the media for its positive coverage of the South Bend mayor and 2020 Democrat, declaring he's the "younger, hotter" candidate who journalists are now pursuing after leaving former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, per Mediaite. He then played a series of clips of pundits discussing Buttigieg, with an MSNBC analyst calling him "chicken soup for my soul."

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan worked as a culture writer at The Week from 2018 to 2023, covering the entertainment industry, including film reviews, television recaps, awards season, the box office, major movie franchises and Hollywood gossip. He has written about film and television for outlets including Bloody Disgusting, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Heavy and The Celebrity Cafe.