Tucker Carlson More Popular Than Fox News, Poll Finds

According to the most recent poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports, former Fox News personality Tucker Carlson is far more well-liked than the media organization that fired him.

Polled likely U.S. voters were more inclined to see Carlson favorably 59% than Fox. More people, 32%, think Fox will decline after Carlson leaves.

Almost half of Republicans (47%) think firing Carlson would harm Fox News, while only a third (13%) disagree.

The poll revealed that Carlson’s biggest fan base consists of Republicans and other self-identified Conservatives. Seventy-one percent of Republicans have a favorable opinion of Carlson; the same is true for 48% of Democrats and 55% of independents.

Conservatives are more likely to have a positive view of Carlson than liberals and moderates are (55% vs. 18%). According to Rasmussen, 48% of Democrats and liberals have a negative opinion of Carlson.

Rasmussen Reports surveyed 945 likely voters in the United States on April 25-27. With a 95% confidence interval, the margin of error is +/- 3%. Pulse Opinion Research does all of the in-field labor for Rasmussen Reports polls.

According to a British online news outlet, Tucker Carlson’s cell phone lit up with well-wishes from neighbors in the small and serene Maine hamlet where he lives most of his summertime, only hours after he was fired from Fox News.

The 53-year-old has been one of the most divisive political critics in the nation, but locals in the sleepy hamlet of Woodstock say he’s always been kind to them.

The report shows that during the summer, Carlson spends his days at his studio, where he often takes a few minutes to talk with neighbors and occasionally meets out-of-state fans who have traveled to meet his fans.

A few hundred feet off the edge of Lake Christopher, he might be observed performing yard work or repainting shingles on his home.