Gone fishin’: Tucker Carlson takes ‘long-planned’ break after his head writer is caught posting racist comments online

A screenshot of Tucker Carlson from his Fox News show

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The lead writer for President Trump’s favorite Fox News TV show, “Tucker Carlson Tonight” — the most popular cable show in history — has resigned for posting disturbing racist and misogynist messages to an online forum under a pseudonym.

Now Tucker Carlson says he’s going on vacation, and his advertisement blocks “are a wasteland,” says Matt Gertz, senior fellow at Media Matters, where he documents the relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration.

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