How Roger Ailes Won in Business, But ...

How Roger Ailes Won in Business, But Lost in Politics

There are 3 comments on the The Atlantic story from May 22, 2011, titled How Roger Ailes Won in Business, But Lost in Politics. In it, The Atlantic reports that:

In his blockbuster profile of Fox News' head Roger Ailes, Gabriel Sherman describes that, for all his network's bombast, Ailes is deeply serious in his political beliefs.

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firehimnow

Grants Pass, OR

#1 May 22, 2011
That jerkoff should push himself away from the table before the fourth helping.He's got more chins than a chinese phonebook.
Gwen

Harker Heights, TX

#2 May 23, 2011
"How Roger Ailes Won in Business, But Lost in Politics" By Ujala Sehgal May 22, 2011

A Republican close to Ailes said that Ailes “thinks Palin is an idiot. He thinks she’s stupid. People like Sarah Palin haven’t elevated the conservative movement.”

The turning point for Ailes was the Tucson shooting. Ailes told Palin not to respond when the media pounced on her rhetoric, but to "lie low." Nonetheless, Palin responded with her infamous "blood-libel" speech.

At that point, Ailes recognized that "a Fox brand defined by Palin could be politically vulnerable."
Worm feast

Baltimore, MD

#3 May 18, 2017
It's Supper time!

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