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Fox News’ Post-Roger Ailes Problem: Ignoring Trump’s Travails (Guest Column)

Attacking the opposition head-on was a hallmark of his success, so why does the network now avoid the facts and refuse to ask tough questions? News analyst Andrew Tyndall weighs in. read more … Read the referenced story here… Fox News’ Post-Roger Ailes Problem: Ignoring Trump’s Travails (Guest Column)

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Politics 

Ailes’ Funeral: Loyalists Celebrate ‘Act of Defiance’

Michael Wolff, Hollywood ReporterAt 59, Ailes had had his only child, son Zachary, now 17. A head taller than his father but with the same husky and confiding voice, he spoke as though television-ready with forceful resolve about not letting his own memory of his father be written by those who hated him, suggesting that his father had been done in by a kind of corporate shootout at the OK Corral. He quoted Wyatt Earp’s line from the 1993 movie Tombstone about the fight not being over: “I’m coming, and…

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The Genius of Roger Ailes, Champion of U.S. Values

Cal Thomas, Washington TimesRoger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who died last week from complications after suffering a fall, understood and respected Middle America from whence he came. … Read the referenced story here: The Genius of Roger Ailes, Champion of U.S. Values

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Politics 

Roger Ailes: The Ziegfeld of Political Theater

Andrew Ferguson, Weekly StandardMany mistaken beliefs left over from the 1960s are embedded in mainstream, which is to say liberal, American culture. As an earnest young lefty I was taught that generals like war, that businessmen like free markets, that Christians think everyone else is going to hell, and that Republicans are conservative ideologues. None of these statements is true. Roger Ailes, for instance, was a Republican but he wasn’t an ideologue.Of course he believed certain things to be true. He believed that over the last two generations left-wingers had…

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The Roger Ailes I Knew

Rush Limbaugh, Rush Limbaugh ShowLadies and gentlemen, I need to beg your indulgence for a few moments here before we get to the news of the day, the special counsel, the… Well, just the daily tack that is occurring here as the establishment in Washington attempts to regain what it believes is rightfully its, rightful theirs. One of my closest and dearest friends and colleagues passed away at six minutes after eight o’clock this morning here in south Florida: Roger Ailes, 77 years old. Roger and I were passengers in…

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