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Watch: Tucker Carlson Goes on Rant About Gingerbread Men vs. Gingerbread People

Tucker Carlson, the Fox News personality freshly void of a number of advertisers, took to the air Tuesday night to protect the sanctity of gingerbread cookies for his viewers.

In a discussion with fellow Fox News personality Tammy Bruce, Carlson expressed outrage that a baker who works at a cafe in the Scottish Parliament decided that she did not want to gender food items and preferred to call "gingerbread men," "gingerbread people." 

“I contend that after living your entire life being bullied into what you can and cannot say and presumptions that you’re bad people, that it can be the smallest thing that tips you over the edge,” said Bruce. “And in this case, it’s calling a gingerbread man a gingerbread person, when obviously they’re men.”

There is no ban on using the term "gingerbread man" in Scottish Parliament.

gingerbread man in the white house A gingerbread man and holiday decorations in the theme of, 'The Gift of the Holidays,' are seen in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Carlson interjected that “the rest of us shouldn’t participate in our own spiritual neutering, and that we should at every step along the way say ‘I’m not complying with that.’ Call HR on me, I’m not doing it.” Let it be known that Carlson will no longer comply with the "spiritual neutering" of a Christmas cookie.

The cookie debate was part of a larger conversation about a Fox News favorite, the war on Christmas.

“The war on Christmas is a global struggle,” said Carlson, before referencing the Scottish cafe that is still celebrating Christmas and changed one word on a food product. “You don’t even want to know how many bathrooms there are in gingerbread houses now,” joked Carlson. “A lot.”

Bruce added that “the left has worked now for a couple of generations to condition us to, ahead of time, worry about what we’re going to say.” There is no evidence, however, that members of the right don’t also think ahead about what they intend to say.

“So this baker, she said it was a whim, that she just thought, for no good reason, that she should not call them gingerbread, call them a gingerbread person,” continued Bruce. “And I couldn’t tell, obviously, because they’re also not wearing clothes, so it’s hard to say what they’re doing and what they’re not doing.”

Carlson has been under fire for saying that immigrants make the U.S. “poorer and dirtier and more divided.” More than a dozen advertisers announced that they would no longer air commercials on his show after the comments, including Land Rover, IHOP, Ancestry.com, Just For Men, Minted, Smile Direct, Pacific Life, ScotteVest, Nerd Wallet, TD Ameritrade, Bowflex, CareerBuilder, Zenni and the Chase United MileagePlus Explorer.

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