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Changing Lanes: Tucker Carlson not about to denounce own brother over email

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Conservative pundit and co-host of “Fox and Friends Weekend” Tucker Carlson says he would never denounce his family in public.

The editor-in-chief of Daily Caller and “Dancing With The Stars” alum told Real Clear Politics a story about his brother Buckley accidentally hitting “reply all” in an email chain with a staffer for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

In the email, one of Carlson’s reporters called the staffer annoying and Buckley Carlson, who was blind-copied on the email, responded with nasty words for the woman. The woman sent a copy to BuzzFeed.

Carlson said the story “blew up” and reporters called him asking if he would denounce his brother.

“You know what? If my brother committed a mass murder I would not criticize him in public. He’s my brother. Period,” he said. “Under no circumstance will I criticize my family in public — ever. Ever. That’s the rule and I’m not breaking it.”

Good for you, Tucker. Nothing is more important than family.

Besides if he didn’t denounce you for that dancing, you owe him.

Carmine Sabia


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