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What happens when Tucker Carlson makes sense?

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Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. And so it happens that Tucker Carlson — diversity opponent, South Africa fantasist, noted Erik Wemple Blog antagonist — has delivered a remarkably correct opinion to kick off 2019.

The bell tolled last week on the Jan. 2 edition of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” his Fox News show. Carlson spent several minutes in the first half of the show bemoaning the plight of American men, who, as one segment title put it, are “in decline as the ruling class looks away.”

Much of his monologue (and the follow-up segment the next day bordered on the absurd: Rising rates of alcoholism and drug use among men are a direct effect of feminist victories; the 1950s were only “allegedly” sexist (according to his guest, Manhattan Institute fellow Heather Mac Donald)), and sexism is almost impossible to find today.

Still, there were some uncomfortable truths to be found in between the finger-pointing. Men are struggling: Even the American Psychological........

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