The Funniest Twitter Burns of the Newly Unemployed Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon
Earlier today, Fox News announced that they have abruptly “agreed to part ways” with their most popular anchor, the ever-incensed Tucker Carlson. Almost immediately, Twitter began its dogpile on the unemployed outrage peddler. Then, barely an hour later, Don Lemon got fired from CNN.
The past few hours have been a feeding frenzy for haters on both sides of the “cable news sucks” coin, and it can be hard to keep track of the trash talk. The Daily Show stars past-and-present are already weighing in ahead of what will be a big night for liberal late-night talk shows, but the writers rooms of the Fallons and the Kimmels of the world will have a hard time competing with the internet’s unofficial roast of the biggest asshole anchors no longer on television.
Here are a few of our favorite posts and punchlines about today’s media purge — if Bill Maher somehow gets the ax today, it will prove that someone up there is actually listening to our prayers.