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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 12:52 PM

 

Fat FOX Fuck Roger Ailes Should be Placed on an Ice Floe and Sent Off to Sea

Roger Ailes made a jaw-dropping comment about CNN's Soledad O'Brien during a college lecture on Thursday night.

The Fox News chief was speaking to journalism students at the University of North Carolina. In the question-and-answer segment of the talk, he referred to O'Brien as "that girl that's named after a prison."

Ailes was referring to the Soledad Correctional Facility in Monterey County, California. CNN responded to the remark on Friday. An insider told The Huffington Post, "Roger is wrong. Soledad is named after the Virgin Mary, 'Maria de la Soledad.' It's a name her parents gave her in part because they met at Daily Mass."

Ailes made the comment while speaking about the latest developments at the network for a lecture at the university's journalism school. On Thursday, he also responded to Newt Gingrich's recent criticism of Fox News.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/13/roger-ailes-soledad-obrien-prison_n_1423092.html


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Reply Fat FOX Fuck Roger Ailes Should be Placed on an Ice Floe and Sent Off to Sea (Original post)
Typical NYC Lib Apr 2012 OP
rfranklin Apr 2012 #1
Cirque du So-What Apr 2012 #2
ChairmanAgnostic Apr 2012 #4
OneGrassRoot Apr 2012 #3
hedgehog Apr 2012 #5
Zalatix Apr 2012 #6
Guy Whitey Corngood Apr 2012 #12
MrYikes Apr 2012 #7
DavidDvorkin Apr 2012 #8
Typical NYC Lib Apr 2012 #10
Typical NYC Lib Apr 2012 #9
Guy Whitey Corngood Apr 2012 #11
gratuitous Apr 2012 #13
Wind Dancer Apr 2012 #14
benld74 Apr 2012 #15

Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 12:55 PM

1. That was Roger's idea of humor...my idea of humor would be to attach him to a car battery...

 

and give him the Cheney treatment.

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 12:57 PM

2. WTG, prick!

You managed to offend women, Hispanics, Catholics, Irish with your 'amusing' one-liner. Did I leave anyone out?

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Response to Cirque du So-What (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:02 PM

4. blacks, agnostics, and Belgians.

But give him time.

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 12:58 PM

3. I can't believe he went to UNC

or why they'd ask him, especially since it was for the journalism school. His idea of journalism shouldn't be given credibility by any school of journalism, imho.



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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:03 PM

5. I disagree with your OP; we must protect the oceans from pollution!

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:03 PM

6. What, and poison the oceans?

 

Roger Ailes is superfund material. Just you wait until he grows old, dies and decomposes...

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Response to Zalatix (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:03 PM

12. The sea would spit it right out and we'd still be stuck with it. nt

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:16 PM

7. Now I feel better

a good laugh always has that effect.

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:46 PM

8. I'm surprised you haven't been attacked yet

for the first word in your subject.

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Response to DavidDvorkin (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:54 PM

10. See below

 

I was replying to you and screwed up.

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:53 PM

9. Hey, I've got a big ole beer gut myself

 

To me, "fat" equals "satisfied, comfortable with tthe status quo, and wanting to maintain such."

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 01:57 PM

11. This should be the last "person" making

fun of anybody: "Soledad, mah bukee, keel-ee caleya ku kah.".

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:07 PM

13. Are you talking about that television executive?

You know, the one who's named after ass-rape, usually perpetrated in prisons?

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:10 PM

14. Great article from Rolling Stone

It's long but well worth the read!

snip

The outsize success of Fox News gives Ailes a free hand to shape the network in his own image. "Murdoch has almost no involvement with it at all," says Michael Wolff, who spent nine months embedded at News Corp. researching a biography of the Australian media giant. "People are afraid of Roger. Murdoch is, himself, afraid of Roger. He has amassed enormous power within the company – and within the country – from the success of Fox News."

Fear, in fact, is precisely what Ailes is selling: His network has relentlessly hyped phantom menaces like the planned “terror mosque” near Ground Zero, inspiring Florida pastor Terry Jones to torch the Koran. Privately, Murdoch is as impressed by Ailes’ business savvy as he is dismissive of his extremist politics. "You know Roger is crazy," Murdoch recently told a colleague, shaking his head in disbelief. "He really believes that stuff."

To watch even a day of Fox News – the anger, the bombast, the virulent paranoid streak, the unending appeals to white resentment, the reporting that’s held to the same standard of evidence as a late-­October attack ad – is to see a refraction of its founder, one of the most skilled and fearsome operatives in the history of the Republican Party. As a political consultant, Ailes repackaged Richard Nixon for television in 1968, papered over Ronald Reagan’s budding Alzheimer’s in 1984, shamelessly stoked racial fears to elect George H.W. Bush in 1988, and waged a secret campaign on behalf of Big Tobacco to derail health care reform in 1993. "He was the premier guy in the business," says former Reagan campaign manager Ed Rollins. "He was our Michelangelo."

In the fable Ailes tells about his own life, he made a clean break with his dirty political past long before 1996, when he joined forces with Murdoch to launch Fox News. "I quit politics," he has claimed, "because I hated it." But an examination of his career reveals that Ailes has used Fox News to pioneer a new form of political campaign – one that enables the GOP to bypass skeptical reporters and wage an around-the-clock, partisan assault on public opinion. The network, at its core, is a giant soundstage created to mimic the look and feel of a news operation, cleverly camouflaging political propaganda as independent journalism.

more

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/how-roger-ailes-built-the-fox-news-fear-factory-20110525?print=true

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:57 PM

15. Enough pollutants in the oceans now,,,

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