A new book claims he did so on orders from Roger Ailes. Are conservative critiques of talk radio suppressed?
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“How hard is it to be the king, man? It must be hard to be surrounded by people not amazing as you. How do you handle the rest of humanity when you are so great?”
Rachel Maddow, a guest Wednesday night on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live, was asked what question she’d pose to Bill O’Reilly.
O’Reilly said, “this is where you and I will never agree,” Powers shot back, “Because I use facts?”
"Everyone here is playing their appointed role. Colmes is pleading with O’Reilly to stop yelling at him and whimpering things like “we’ll just have to disagree.” Crowley is affirming O’Reilly’s correctness and cheerfully allowing him to interrupt after a couple of seconds of talking so as not to yammer on in a way that annoys him. And O’Reilly himself, after finally calming down, reaffirms his own white-is-black claim with such conviction that viewers have probably already forgotten that he is feverishly denying something that they witnessed with their own eyes. The segment has achieved such Fox News perfection that it can never be reached again. Roger Ailes should simply loop it endlessly for the rest of time." - Jonathan Chait, The Fox News–iest Segment in Fox News History — Daily Intelligencer
“If, while Governor of Massachussetts, Romney shaved Barney Frank’s head, then you might have a story. …The Romney story means nothing, period.”
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