‘White supremacist goblin’: California official turns down Fox News in scathing rebuke of top-rated host

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When a council member in Berkeley, California, received an invitation to appear on a Fox News Channel program to discuss a plan to strip gendered terms from the city’s code, he shot back with a public refusal.

“Unfortunately I won’t be able to come on the show,” Rigel Robinson wrote in an email he shared on Twitter. “Tucker Carlson is a dangerous, xenophobic, white supremacist goblin who I am not interested in engaging with.”

A Democratic state senator responded with approval.

“A man after my own heart,” Scott Wiener wrote. “Great work.”