Tucker Carlson Explains Michael Vick Comments as ‘What happens when you get too emotional’

By Molly Stark Dean Comment

In Sean Hannity’s introduction of Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel last night, Hannity said “by the way, we’re going to get into all the trouble you caused while filling in here, Tucker.”

The “trouble” Hannity was referring to was the December 17 “Hannity” episode when Carlson — filling in for Hannity — said that quarterback Michael Vick “should have been executed” for dog fighting.

Carlson defended himself as a “dog lover” and went on to say that he wouldn’t talk about what Vick did, because “it’s too upsetting, frankly.” Carlson continued saying that what the quarterback did was “truly appalling.” Then he brought it back to President Barack Obama by saying “There is a line of several million people that I would like to see the president congratulate, before he congratulates Michael Vick.”

  • Video of the appearance is after the jump…