Critics of Fox News host Tucker Carlson were baffled by the strikingly gay nature of the trailer for his upcoming “documentary”, which he calls the “collapse” of testosterone levels in men.
The steamy trailer for the first episode of its new season of “Tucker Carlson Originals” features a series of shots of half-naked, muscular (white) men. They’re pumping rubber, chopping wood, grilling, gun-firing — and wrestling — with the theme song popular in the 1968 film “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
Oddly enough, many men have blurred or hidden faces. In one scene, a naked man stands with his arms outstretched and his genitals illuminated behind what an observer has said. Tesla Recharging station.
Daily Beast journalist Justin Bargona quipped in a tweet that the trailer would be “Arrest” Carlson If he broadcast it to a classroom in Florida, where it is now illegal in schools to address sexual orientation in the lower grades.
“Do Fascists Get Down On Tucker’s Weird Video?” That surprised Walter Schaab, the former director of the US Office of Government Ethics in the Obama and (briefly) Trump administrations. “A man pours his junk in a light box, a narrator repeatedly says ‘tough,’ sips water like beer in a frat house, two shirtless…”
Others couldn’t help but notice the echoes of Nazi filmmaker Lenny Riefenstahl.
Carlson warns about the pending title of “Men’s End” in a promo for the episode. He declares: “One of the greatest stories of our lives is Total Decline in Testosterone levels in American men. He promises to share the secret to prevent this from happening. (someone on twitter Recommended watching the trailer a few times,
Testosterone levels in American men and around the world have been declining for decades, which scientists have attributed to factors such as aging, poor health, lack of exercise, and obesity. Research has also found that pollution lowers testosterone levels, which Carlson usually doesn’t seem concerned about.
Who knows what the actual documentary will reveal? But the trailer alone was inspiring to countless Twitter wits.
This article was originally published on HuffPost and has been updated.