[A] bunch of lying scum.
Ailes is angry about an Associated Press report that 29 worshipers were killed by a suicide bomber in Baghdad’s largest Sunni mosque during prayers. “How do we know they were worshiping?” he demands. “I think the AP is so far over the hill, they’ve become left wing, antiwar. Gotta watch their copy.”
In this week’s Newsweek, Roger Ailes talks about Fox’s quite “course correction” following Glenn Beck’s rants over Obama being racist and Sarah Palin being touted as the GOP’s savior. Ailes even directed his people to tone things down following the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. But don’t mistake him for a political operative—fostering friction is good for business.
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