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Netizens Agog as Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity Seem to Disagree on Jeff Bezos' Fortune

© AP Photo / Richard DrewFILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio in New York
FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Tucker Carlson, host of Tucker Carlson Tonight, poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio in New York - Sputnik International
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While some social media users went on to criticize both Hannity and Bezos, others took note of Carlson's facial expression during the news show.

A Fox News show on 21 July featured a somewhat awkward moment when hosts Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity seemed to disagree on the subject of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' wealth.

According to the Daily Caller, the apparent disagreement took place during the hand-off, after Carlson finished speaking with The Spectator editor Chadwick Moore about the $13 billion Bezos "added to his net worth Monday".

"Now 20 years ago if that had happened, if a captain of industry had made $13 billion in a single day while the country got poorer, the Democratic Party would have something to say about it. Not anymore, because people getting rich are members of the Democratic Party", Carlson said.

​Yet as he handed things over to Hannity, the latter immediately proceeded to say that "people can make money" and that "they provide goods and services people want, need, and desire".

"That’s America. It’s called freedom, capitalism, uh, and as long as it’s honest, right? People decide", he said.

In response, many social media users proceeded to criticize both Hannity and Bezos.

​And some have also taken note of Carlson's reaction at Hannity's words.

​Later, Hannity apologized on Twitter for "any misunderstanding to Tucker and the Fox audience", insisting that he supports "freedom and Capitalism", not “people taking advantage of a pandemic".

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