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>> Tucker: IF YOU'VE EVER

WATCH CHRIS CUOMO ON CNN, YOU

WONDER HOW THIS GUY GOT A TV

SHOW.

HE HAS GOOD ABDOMINAL MUSCLES,

GOOD FOR HIM, BUT HE CAN'T SPEAK

ENGLISH.

JUST PURE GIBBERISH.

LIKE PIG LATIN, DOGS BARKING.

KIND OF REMARKABLE.

IS THIS GUY EDUCATED IN THE

UNITED STATES BOOKS MAKE LET'S

CHECK.

WAIT A SECOND.

THE ENTRY SAYS CHRIS FOREMAN

WENT TO YALE UNIVERSITY IN

CONNECTICUT.

YALE HAS FAMOUSLY HIGH ADMISSION

STANDARDS FOR YOUR KIDS COULDN'T

GET INTO YALE.

NO CHANCE FOR THEY'D HAVE TO BE

INCREDIBLY SMART, GENIUSES,

REALLY.

IS CHRIS CUOMO A SECRET GENIUS?

DOES HE HAVE SOME AMAZING TALENT

THAT'S INVISIBLE ON TELEVISION?

MAYBE HE SPEAKS URDU, A DEEP

GROUNDING IN PART OF THE

PHYSICS.

MAYBE HE CAN CALCULATE PI TO THE

FINAL DIGIT.

TURNS OUT HE HAS A MORE

IMPRESSIVE QUALIFICATION.

HIS FATHER WAS THE GOVERNOR OF

NEW YORK.

IF YOU WANT TO GET INTO A TOP

AMERICAN COLLEGE, IT'S BEST TO

HAVE A PARENT WHO IS A

WELL-KNOWN DEMOCRATIC

POLITICIAN.

THAT'S THE MOST EFFECTIVE

QUALIFICATION OF ALL.

DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT.

TAKE DANTE de BLASIO, THE SON

OF BILL de BLASIO, THE

INCOMPETENT MAYOR OF

NEW YORK CITY.

LIKE CHRIS CUOMO, HE SOMEHOW GOT

NTL.

ONCE THERE, DANTE de BLASIO

FOUND HIMSELF SURROUNDED BY

PEOPLE JUST LIKE HIMSELF, THE

THOROUGHLY AVERAGE CHILDREN OF

OTHER PROMINENT LIBERALS.

ACCORDING TO PRESS REPORTS, THAT

WOULD INCLUDE THE OFFSPRING OF

AT LEAST THREE DEMOCRATS

CURRENTLY SERVING IN THE U.S.

SENATE.

MICHAEL BENNET, AMY KLOBUCHAR,

AND SHELDON WHITEHOUSE.

ALL OF THEM SEND KIDS TO YALE.

DID YOU?

NO.

BUT THEY DID.

THEIR COLLEAGUE RICHARD

BLUMENTHAL IS A STUNNING NUMBER

OF SENATE DEMOCRATS WHO HAVE

SENT CHILDREN TO HARVARD

UNIVERSITY.

SENATOR BOB MENDEZ IS A HARVARD

PARENT, SO IT'S IN IS SENATE

MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER.

SCHUMER SAID

TO MAKE SENSE BOTH OF HIS KIDS

TO HARVARD FOR BARACK OBAMA SENT

ONE OF HIS, SO DID FORMER

NEW YORK GOVERNOR ELIOT SPITZER.

THE RECORD GOES TO FORMER

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE.

AL GORE'S AN FOUR -- IMAGINE

THAT, FOUR KIDS IN A ROW TO

HARVARD.

IT'S ABOUT AS LIKELY ABOUT

GETTING HIT BY LIGHTNING EVERY

SINGLE DAY OF THE YEAR, AND

SOMEHOW THE GORE FAMILY PULLED

IT OFF.

CONGRATULATIONS, GORE FAMILY.

ANDREW CUOMO, THE SITTING

GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK SENT ONE OF

HIS KIDS TO HARVARD, BUT SENT

SOME TO BROWN.

THAT'S ANOTHER IVY LEAGUE

UNIVERSITY THAT YOUR KIDS CAN

NEVER GET TO.

HIGHLY SELECTIVE, APPARENTLY FOR

THE KIDS OF NONPOLITICIANS.

NONE BEAT STANFORD YOU CAN NEVER

MEET A SINGLE PERSON WHO WENT TO

STANFORD.

IT'S THAT RAREFIED.

YET HERE IS THE AMAZING PART.

HILLARY CLINTON'S DAUGHTER READS

RIGHT IN.

HOW DID CHELSEA DO THAT?

WAS IT HER FORMIDABLE

BRAINPOWER?

YOU CAN CHECK OUT HER FOOD OR

FEED AND JUDGE FOR YOURSELF.

THERE IS A CHANCE THAT CHELSEA

IS INTENTIONALLY MISLEADING US.

IT'S POSSIBLE THAT HER

IF THAT'S THE CASE, CHELSEA

CLINTON IS UTTERLY BRILLIANT.

SHE'S THE JONATHAN SWIFT OF OUR

TIME.

BUT IT'S ALSO POSSIBLE THAT

CHELSEA ISN'T JOKING AT ALL.

IT'S POSSIBLE.

IT'S EVEN PROBABLE THAT SHE IS

EVERY BIT AS DULL AND SELF

SERIOUS AS SHE APPEARS TO BE.

IN THAT CASE, NOT ONLY IS

CHELSEA CLINTON PROFILED LISA

BRILLIANT, YOU HAVE TO WONDER

HOW SHE HOLDS A JOB.

HOW DOES SOMEONE LIKE THAT GET

INTO STANFORD?

SOME OF THE KIDS AT GEORGETOWN

UNIVERSITY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

GEORGETOWN'S ALUMNI MAGAZINE

AVAILABLE ONLINE, SO THE NEXT

TIME YOU HAVE A SECOND FOR YOU,

TAKE A LOOK THAT YOU'LL

RECOGNIZE MANY OF THE NAMES

INSIDE.

BIDEN, PELOSI, KENNEDY.

THESE ARE THE CHILDREN OF FAMOUS

DEMOCRATIC POLITICIANS.

ARE THEY IMPRESSIVE, HARDWORKING

KIDS WHO DESERVE TO BE AT ONE OF

THE COUNTRIES MOST PRESTIGIOUS

UNIVERSITIES?

MAY BE.

MAYBE SOME OF THEM.

MAYBE NOT.

IT DOESN'T MATTER.

IT'S IRRELEVANT.

THEY ARE THE OFFSPRING OF

PROMINENT DEMOCRATS.

THAT'S THE POINT.

THAT'S WHY THEY ARE AT THE

GEORGETOWN FEAR AND HOW DOES

THIS HAPPEN?

IT HAPPENS BECAUSE OUR

MERITOCRACY IS A SHAM.

IT'S FAKE.

THEY TELL YOU THAT ONLY THE MOST

ACCOMPLISHED STUDENTS GET INTO

THESE SCHOOLS, BUT THEY ARE

LYING.

THEIR FRIENDS' KIDS GET FIRST

DIBS, KIDS WHOSE FAMILIES CAN

HELP THEM DOWN THE ROAD.

THE CHILDREN OF SOME PATHETIC

POLITICIANS ARE AN OBVIOUS

PRIORITY FOR ADMISSIONS

OFFICERS.

THESE ARE THE SAME POLITICIANS

WHO FUNNELED BILLIONS OF TAX

DOLLARS TO COLLEGE UNIVERSITIES

EVERY YEAR.

LETTING A SENATOR'S KID EVERY

YEAR IN IS QUICK QUOTE PRO,

UNREGULATED LOBBYING.

REMEMBER THE VARSITY BLUES WERE

A GROUP OF SOCCER MOMS TRIED TO

GAIN IN THE ADMISSIONS SYSTEM?

THIS IS FARM WORK CORRUPT.

HOW MANY CHRIS CUOMOS GET IN

EVERY YEAR?

JUST LIKE HIGHER EDUCATION, IT'S

A PICTURE PRESTIGIOUS SCHOOLS

PRETEND THEY ONLY ADMIT THE ONLY

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS BECAUSE

NOBODY CAN PROVE OTHERWISE.

THE REAL ADMISSIONS NUMBERS ARE

SECRET, HIDDEN FROM PUBLIC VIEW.

EVEN THOUGH WE PAY FOR THOSE

SCHOOLS BECAUSE ALL OF THEM TAKE

MASSIVE AMOUNTS IN TAX DOLLARS.

ELITE COLLEGES ARE LIKE PUBLIC

COMPANIES THAT LIE ABOUT THEIR

BALANCE SHEETS.

THEY ARE COOKING THE BOOKS TO

DEFRAUD SHAREHOLDERS.

IN THIS CASE, THE SHAREHOLDERS

ARE THE ENTIRE COUNTRY.

A HANDFUL OF ELITE SCHOOLS FROM

THE GATEWAY TO SUCCESS IN

AMERICA.

IF YOU GO TO HARVARD, YOU ARE

ALL BUT GUARANTEED TO MAKE MONEY

OVER THE COURSE OF YOUR LIFE

THAN SOMEONE WHO DIDN'T GO TO

HARVARD.

IT'S THAT SIMPLE.

AND SO WHEN YOU RIG THE

ADMISSION SYSTEM, WHAT YOU ARE

REALLY RIGGING IS AMERICAN

SOCIETY.

YOU ARE CREATING AN IMPENETRABLE

CLASS SYSTEM FOR YOUR OWN

BENEFIT.

THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THEY ARE

DOING.

YOU OFTEN HEAR PROGRESSIVES SAY

THAT THEY ARE WORRIED ABOUT

INCOME INEQUALITY.

THEY DON'T MEAN IT.

AT ALL.

HOW DO YOU KNOW THEY DON'T MEAN

IT?

IF THE LEFT REALLY CLEARED ABOUT

THE STRATIFICATION OF AMERICAN

SOCIETY, THEY WOULD MAKE COLLEGE

ADMISSIONS TRANSPARENT.

THEY FORCED STANFORD TO OPEN THE

BOOKS AND SHOW US HOW THEY ARE

ASSEMBLING THIS YEAR'S FRESHMAN

CLASS.

THAT'S WHAT THEY DO.

BUT DEMOCRATS IN CONGRESS

HAVEN'T DONE THAT.

AND WANT TO DO THAT.

THEY SEEM STRANGELY INCURIOUS

ABOUT HOW THE PROCESS WORKS.

LIKE THEY DON'T WANT TO KNOW ALL

THE DETAILS.

IN FACT, THEY ALREADY KNOW

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