Must See Nixonland
Must See Nixonland TV
Republican media strategist Roger Ailes launched Fox News Channel in 1996, ostensibly as a “fair and balanced” counterpoint to what he regarded as the liberal establishment media. But according to a remarkable document buried deep within the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, the intellectual forerunner for Fox News was a nakedly partisan 1970 plot by Ailes and other Nixon aides to circumvent the “prejudices of network news” and deliver “pro-administration” stories to heartland televisionviewers.
No doubt, with the dwarfs, finks, phonies and frauds of Nixonland, the corpulent liar didn’t need the pikers, hejust had to bid his time, and launch his own lie factory, were he wasThe King, and could listen to his lies bounce around, echoing all over the Right Wing Freak Show.
Go read Cook’s post, it’s overflowing with juicy tidbits