Taibbi: Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever - Rolling Stone


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On the Internet today you will find thousands, perhaps even millions, of people gloating about the death of elephantine Fox News founder Roger Ailes. The happy…
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On the Internet today you will find thousands, perhaps even millions, of people gloating about the death of elephantine Fox News founder Roger Ailes. The happy face emojis are getting a workout on Twitter, which is also bursting with biting one-liners. Roger Ailes has died. via Pocket
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4 days ago by driptray
FOX FEAR FACTORY ... HE WAS A WORLD-CLASS SCUMBAG
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5 days ago by maoxian
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6 days ago by aviflax
Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate. When the former daytime TV executive and political strategist looked across the American continent, he saw money laying around in giant piles. He knew all that was needed to pick it up was a) the total abandonment of any sense of decency or civic duty in the news business, and b) the factory-like production of news stories that spoke to Americans' worst fantasies about each other.
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Like many con artists, he reflexively targeted the elderly – "I created a TV network for people from 55 to dead," he told Joan Walsh – where he saw billions could be made mining terrifying storylines about the collapse of the simpler America such viewers remembered, correctly or (more often) incorrectly, from their childhoods.
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7 days ago by owenblacker
“And when Ailes died this morning, he left behind an America perfectly in his image, frightened out of its mind and pouring its money hand over fist into television companies, who are gleefully selling the unraveling of our political system as an entertainment product.”
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8 days ago by leereamsnyder
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8 days ago by jamies
I rather liked this article too:
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8 days ago by Iko
Fox News founder made this the hate-filled, moronic country it is today
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8 days ago by Weaverbird
We are a hate-filled, paranoid, untrusting, book-dumb and bilious people whose chief source of recreation is slinging insults and threats at each other online, and we're that way in large part because of the hyper-divisive media environment he discovered.

Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate. When the former daytime TV executive and political strategist looked across the American continent, he saw money laying around in giant piles. He knew all that was needed to pick it up was a) the total abandonment of any sense of decency or civic duty in the news business, and b) the factory-like production of news stories that spoke to Americans' worst fantasies about each other.

Like many con artists, he reflexively targeted the elderly – "I created a TV network for people from 55 to dead," he told Joan Walsh – where he saw billions could be made mining terrifying storylines about the collapse of the simpler America such viewers remembered, correctly or (more often) incorrectly, from their childhoods.
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8 days ago by franfelstein
RT : Matt Taibbi on how Roger Ailes divided America is very good
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8 days ago by kcarruthers
RT : How Ailes' cynical exploitation of fear broke American democracy.
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9 days ago by burritojustice
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9 days ago by nicksergeant
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9 days ago by wahoo5
“Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate.”
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9 days ago by lanebecker
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9 days ago by kaitlen
Vicious: "The extent to which we hate and fear each other now – that's not any one person's fault. But no one person was more at fault than Roger Ailes. He never had a soul to sell, so he sold ours. It may take 50 years or a century for us to recover. Even dictators rarely have that kind of impact. Enjoy the next life, you monster."
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9 days ago by cschrader
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9 days ago by WillisWasabi
True that, Matt Taibbi.
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9 days ago by sumter_tisdale
"When I mentioned to one of my relatives that I was writing about the death of Ailes, the response was, 'Say that you hope he's reborn as a woman in Saudi Arabia.'"
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9 days ago by phnk
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9 days ago by theory
Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate. When the former daytime TV executive and political strategist looked across the American continent, he saw money laying around in giant piles. He knew all that was needed to pick it up was a) the total abandonment of any sense of decency or civic duty in the news business, and b) the factory-like production of news stories that spoke to Americans' worst fantasies about each other.
9 days ago by hakan
How Ailes' cynical exploitation of fear broke American democracy.
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9 days ago by attaboy
RT : "He never had a soul to sell, so he sold ours. It may take 50 years or a century for us to recover."
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9 days ago by madamjujujive
Favorite tweet:

"He never had a soul to sell, so he sold ours. It may take 50 years or a century for us to recover."https://t.co/tH6aJOvNDC

— Will 🐋 Menaker (@willmenaker) May 18, 2017
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9 days ago by alegscogs
Ailes has no one but his fast-stiffening self to blame for this treatment. He is on the short list of people most responsible for modern America's vicious and bloodthirsty character. We are a hate-filled, paranoid, untrusting, book-dumb and bilious people whose chief source of recreation is slinging insults and threats at each other online, and we're that way in large part because of the hyper-divisive media environment he discovered.
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