My Only Meeting With Roger Ailes
Original story at The Nation• 36 mentions • 5 months ago
The Nation 5 months ago
Roger Ailes, the most darkly influential man in American politics over the last 50 years, died Wednesday, as competing Donald Trump scandals forced the appointment of a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The Republican Party Ailes helped build, as an advisor to GOP presidents from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump, and most importantly at alternative-reality network Fox News, is now paying for its reliance on the white cultural backlash Ailes stoked, which led the party to hitch its wagon to the narcissistic rageaholic now Tweeting incoherently in the White House. Maybe ...