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How Fox News’ Tucker Carlson went from conservative talk show host to alt-right darling

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Tucker Carlson speaking at the 2018 Student Action Summit, hosted by Turning Point USA, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr

Fox News host Tucker Carlson was a frequent guest on Bubba The Love Sponge Show about a decade ago, where he made many misogynistic, racist and homophobic comments. Carlson hasn’t apologized for what he said, and President Trump has defended him. His language isn’t much different on his current show, “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Tucker Carlson’s talking points haven’t always been so far-right. So how did he get here?