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The Daily BeastProject Veritas’ CNN Sting Uncovers Explosive News That Tucker Carlson Is RacistAll day, Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe has been hyping the large revelations the group could be releasing from their newest stunt. In a dramatic video posted Tuesday morning, the conservative activist might be seen unmuting himself and informing CNN chief Jeff Zucker, “We’ve been listening to your CNN calls for basically two months and recording everything. Just wanted to ask you some questions, if you have a minute.”“Do you still feel you are the most trusted name in news?” he requested. “Because I have to say from what I’ve been hearing on these phone calls, I don’t know about that. I mean, we’ve got a lot of recordings that indicate you’re not really that independent of a journalist.”“Thank you for your comments,” Zucker replied, dryly. “So everybody, in light of that, I think what we’ll do is we’ll set up a new system and we’ll be back with you, we’ll do the rest of the call a little bit later.”So what had been the supposedly surprising feedback O’Keefe uncovered? According to his group’s Tuesday night time launch, essentially the most damning factor anybody on CNN’s editorial group did was accuse Fox News’ Tucker Carlson of being a racist.“I think it’s unavoidable that you have to talk about the naked racism of Tucker Carlson,” a person Project Veritas recognized as CNN digital VP of world programming Marcus Mabry says in a single tape. “Because that’s really what drove this anti-diversity push, you know, Trump watches Tucker Carlson’s show and then reacts. And just as sort of the white supremacy hour they have on Fox News every night.”Not precisely information for anybody who watches Carlson’s nightly present, together with a few of his personal Fox News colleagues who mentioned as a lot earlier this yr.Without mentioning Project Veritas, Carlson attacked Mabry immediately on that present Tuesday night time for “lecturing” media corporations concerning the worth of range. The host laughed out loud on the notion that “there’s a lot of work to do” to make newsrooms extra numerous.CNN’s PR Twitter account, in the meantime, responded to Project Veritas with this message: “Legal experts say this may be a felony. We‘ve referred it to law enforcement,” although it’s unclear what legal guidelines the group might have damaged.Later, that very same account revealed that Mabry was not even the staffer who made these feedback about Carlson. “James & Tucker, the voice you ID’d tonight as ‘Marcus Mabry’ is actually GA resident & CNN General Counsel David Vigilante. We’re certain you’ll want to correct the record and apologize to the Black executive for assuming he was the voice raising concerns over white supremacy.” The different large revelation from Project Veritas seemed to be that Zucker didn’t need his employees to “normalize” President Donald Trump’s delusional claims concerning the election.“This is a president who knows he’s losing, who knows he’s in trouble, is sick, maybe is on the aftereffects of steroids or not, I don’t know,” Zucker mentioned. “But he is acting erratically and desperately, and we need to not normalize that.”“You know, this is what we’ve come to expect for the last three and a half years, four years, but it clearly is exacerbated by the time that we’re in and the issues that he’s [Trump] dealing with,” he added. “I think that we cannot just let it be normalized. He is all over the place and acting erratically, and I think we need to lean into that.”It seems that for Project Veritas, stating the truth unfolding in entrance of Americans’ eyes, whether or not on Fox News or within the White House, is proof of CNN’s supposed bias. But if something, their large sting is more likely to endear Zucker to those that nonetheless prefer to blame him for elevating Trump in the course of the 2016 marketing campaign.Seth Meyers Brutally Mocks Sidney Powell, the Trump Lawyer ‘Too Insane’ for Tucker CarlsonLearn extra at The Daily Beast.Get our prime tales in your inbox every single day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the tales that matter to you. Learn extra.