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Tucker Challenges Bill Kristol To Come On His Show After Being Accused Of ‘Ethno-Nationalism’ [VIDEO]

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson challenged Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol to come on his show and hash out accusations that Carlson is “close to racism.”

In an interview with CNBC’s John Harwood on Thursday morning, Kristol trashed The Daily Caller co-founder as being “close to racism” and “ethno-nationalism.”

“He had always a little touch of Pat Buchananism, I would say, paleo-conservativism. But that’s very different from what he’s become now. I mean, it is close now to racism, white — I mean, I don’t know if it’s racism exactly — but ethno-nationalism of some kind, let’s call it,” Kristol said. “A combination of dumbing down, as you said earlier, and stirring people’s emotions in a very unhealthy way.”

Carlson fired back at Kristol’s accusations and invited the commentator to come on his show and discuss the “slurs.”

“I’m not even sure what he’s accusing me of,” Carlson declared in a statement to Mediaite. “He offers no evidence or examples, just slurs, and then suggests that I’m the demagogue. Pretty funny. Kristol’s always welcome on my show to explain himself, though I assume he’s too afraid to come. What a shame. It would be revealing.”

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