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Nick Confessore on Tucker Carlson's 'apocalyptic' rhetoric and remarkable reach
Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter
May 6, 2022

New York Times reporter Nick Confessore spent months interviewing Tucker Carlson's friends, studying Carlson's show, and checking the accuracy of the content. Confessore's resulting series, "American Nationalist," is about everything from Carlson's childhood to Fox's future as a far-right broadcaster. Everything about Carlson's show "comes back to a central narrative of elite corruption, elite hatred, how much the ruling class hates you," he says.