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Tucker Carlson Blasts Guest Who Corrected Mispronunciation of Kamala Harris’s Name

HeadlineAug 13, 2020

In media news, Fox News host Tucker Carlson lashed out Tuesday at his guest, Democratic campaign adviser Richard Goldstein, who corrected his mispronunciation of Kamala Harris’s name.

Tucker Carlson: “So what?”

Richard Goodstein: “That’s how it is: Kamala.”

Tucker Carlson: “OK. But that’s” —

Richard Goodstein: “OK, well, I think, out of respect for somebody who’s going to be on the national ticket, pronouncing her name right is actually not — it’s kind of a bare minimum. That’s all.”

Tucker Carlson: “OK. So, I’m disrespecting her by mispronouncing her name unintentionally. So it begins. You’re not allowed to criticize Kamala Harris or Kamala Harris or whatever.”

Richard Goodstein: “Kamala. No, no, no, it’s Kamala.”

Tucker Carlson: “Because it’s — Kamala Harris.”

Richard Goodstein: “No, it’s not 'whatever.'”

The exchange came just hours after President Trump also mispronounced Senator Harris’s first name.

President Donald Trump: “But as far as Kamala is concerned, she’s a big tax raiser.”

During the same news conference, President Trump described Senator Harris as a “nasty woman.” On Wednesday, Trump made a broad, racist appeal to white women voters, tweeting, “The 'suburban housewife' will be voting for me. They want safety & are thrilled that I ended the long running program where low income housing would invade their neighborhood. Biden would reinstall it, in a bigger form, with Corey Booker in charge!”

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