Tucker Carlson, as loathsome a little twerp as you will ever find in politics, and his Daily Caller have been steadily beating the drum against Sen. Robert Menendez for allegedly engaging some hookers on a trip abroad. The Rude Pundit digs into the archives and finds out what Carlson was saying about Sen. David Vitter when he was proven and admitted, not just accused, of doing the same thing.
In fact, let’s let Carlson speak for himself, as he did on his then-MSNBC show Tucker, on July 11, 2007. It is an object lesson in how repulsive this bottom-feeding scum worm actually is. Remember: Vitter wasn’t “accused” of whoring it up. He did it. And, believe it or not, even in New Orleans, that’s illegal. Carlson, talking to Michael Rectenwald, the head of some fucking organization that released the names of public figures who visited the brothel of a certain madam, actually said, “How could you justify doing something like this? Why is it your business?”
Remember, again: Vitter, a Senator, broke the law. “I don‘t remember David Vitter making any case that people who frequent prostitutes ought to be punished more severely than they are,” Carlson offered.
Remember, one more time: Carlson acknowledges that Vitter had sex with prostitutes, which is against the law. But still he could say, “I don‘t know anything about you other than you are holding up this guy‘s sex life to public ridicule. And you ought to be ashamed of yourself.”
And the icing on the cake:
“If this were [Democrat] Russ Feingold…I would be up there making the same argument that Russ Feingold’s personal [life] ought to be off limits from creeps and scandal mongers like you…who profit from digging into other people’s sex lives.”