Bill O’Reilly Was Good — But Tucker Carlson Is Far Better

Bill O’Reilly was once the king of cable news. Now he’s out, and his replacement — Tucker Carlson — is better than O’Reilly ever was. I didn’t watch Bill O’Reilly in his heyday in the early-to-mid 2000s. I started watching during the early Obama years but quickly grew tired of the show. It was mostly the same shtick: O’Reilly is standing up for “the folks” and knows what “the folks” want, even if he didn’t really know or care. His interviews with guests generally consisted of a question, followed by a brief answer from the guest, followed by an interruption