Fox News host Tucker Carlson criticises Dakota Johnson's Isis SNL joke, suggests show should mock transgender bathrooms instead

His comments follow the proposition of a bill by a Republican State Senator Embry in Kentucky in January

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Dakota Johnson’s Saturday Night Live skit about her leaving her family in the US to join Isis caused predictable controversy when it aired over the weekend.

Not least – and perhaps even more predictably – with several members of the Fox News team.

Fox & Friends co-host Tucker Carlson, however, managed to take the outrage one step further by insulting another subset of American society.

“The question is, should we be mocking ISIS?” he asked.

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Dakota Johnson hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time

“I’m kind of for comedy that goes as far as it can, but I always feel like with shows like SNL and comedy in general, it does stop short of the sacred cows on the left.

“I would love to see an SNL sketch like making fun of transgender bathrooms, for example.

“You will never, ever see that. Why? Because it’s just too far. There actually is a line, it’s just a different line than most of us perceive.”

His comments follow the proposition of a bill by a Republican State Senator Embry in Kentucky in January.

It introduced the idea of giving students a financial reward if they reported trans students using the wrong bathroom.