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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 ...
 
 
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25 May
Tobin Smith @tobinsmith
Roger Ailes & His Lazy Boy Cowboys. Many folks have asked me about my experience with #FoxNews #RogerAiles. I can... https://t.co/ofXE2LSwVW
22 May
Patrick Thornton @pwthornton
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22 May
Between The Lines @BTLRadioNews
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19 May
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19 May
Shmarya Rosenberg @Shmarya
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19 May
Amy Resnick @AmyResnick
RT @BruceBartlett: Roger Ailes explained the Fox model. https://t.co/ClGz96rkDB https://t.co/WQMtbjTA6s
19 May
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19 May
Gary Denton @EasterLemming
Founder of Fox News knew he had created a network for couch potato misogynist conservatives "55 to dead"... https://t.co/btrl2ygnDb
19 May
RayBeckerman @RayBeckerman
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19 May
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19 May
Teresa Galloway @snowgall
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19 May
⚡️Kathy E Gill @kegill
"This is unlikely to end well for anybody" @joanwalsh on Roger Ailes and FOX https://t.co/mt9FaXYUtW https://t.co/T76rFq2BbJ
19 May
Eileen N. @datagoodies
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18 May
Vee Feinstein @Pastafarian1964
RT @Marcus5F9: "They don’t want to see you — they don’t even want to know that you exist!” Ailes to @joanwalsh https://t.co/as9GjHdjWW
18 May
Jon Talton @jontalton
RT @BruceBartlett: Roger Ailes explained the Fox model. https://t.co/ClGz96rkDB https://t.co/WQMtbjTA6s
18 May
Laura Miller @magiciansbook
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18 May
Staci D Kramer @sdkstl
"They don’t want to see you - they don’t even want to know that you exist!" - @joanwalsh recalls Ailes saying https://t.co/x8tGvD5KZz
18 May
Clara Jeffery @ClaraJeffery
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18 May
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18 May
Joan Vinall-Cox @JoanVinallCox
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18 May
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18 May
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18 May
Katrina vandenHeuvel @KatrinaNation
Must read memories--@joanwalsh /My Only Meeting With Roger Ailes via @thenation https://t.co/qU7JqcjXs0
18 May
Peter Sinclair @PeterWSinclair
RT @BruceBartlett: Roger Ailes explained the Fox model. https://t.co/ClGz96rkDB https://t.co/WQMtbjTA6s
18 May
James Hollomon @Luminate_Design
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18 May
Jodi Jacobson @jljacobson
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18 May
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18 May
Bill Damon @billdamon
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18 May
Blake Hounshell @blakehounshell
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18 May
Media Matters @mmfa
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18 May
Joan Walsh @joanwalsh
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18 May
The Nation @thenation
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