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Is O´Reilly´s Firing Really About Trump?
PJ Media, by Roger L. Simon

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Posted By:steveW, 4/20/2017 4:44:50 AM

Rupert Murdoch should sue his sons. James and Lachlan seem intent on destroying Fox News or at least reforming it drastically, which in the final analysis comes to the same thing. The sons think they´re the new hip thing, but they´re the opposite. They´re terminally square. And not just because Fox was the only big-time conservative game in town and therefore could lap CNN and MSNBC, as the network has done for years, but because liberalism isn´t nearly as cool as the boys think it is. It´s actually stodgy and vastly more old-fashioned than conservatism and certainly libertarianism. (I know that´s hard to

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Hostile takeover of Fox News? The Left silencing its opposition?
Let´s be clear that this is hardly about Bill O´Reilly.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 4/20/2017 4:50:56 AM     (No. 11227357)

... and such a remarkable coincidence that only Fox News has been rocked by a series of ahem "sexual harassment" suits and accusations. How saintly the other "news" networks must be! Truly remarkable...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pchristopher, 4/20/2017 5:04:35 AM     (No. 11227361)

The Brothers Murdoch are about too smart by half.

Let´s see what happens to their audience when all they´ve got left is the likes of Bob Beckel and Juan Williams. God....I can barely stomach the thought.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Foggybottom, 4/20/2017 6:47:58 AM     (No. 11227394)

Their Space.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 4/20/2017 7:07:27 AM     (No. 11227417)

Isn´t amazing that the only liberal caught was Dave Letterman and the public and sponsors stood by him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bazi, 4/20/2017 7:07:45 AM     (No. 11227418)

About two weeks ago, out of the blue, FNC cancelled my favorite libertarian leaning show: "Red Eye".The host, Tom Shillue, was conservative and an avid Trump supporter. John Bolton, a regular guest, was President of "Red Eye". I miss the the 3AM laughs. Why they cancelled "Red Eye" is a mystery. Maybe.

O´Reilly was never an all-in supporter of Trump. He was a fence-straddler....but a ratings giant.

ITA with OP.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 4/20/2017 7:30:36 AM     (No. 11227442)

Finding or making up a sexual scandal is a favorite attack for the left to get rid of opponents. Look at the attacks on Clarence Thomas nomination for the Supreme Court, Herman Cain for President, Trump for President, and now O´Reilly. Look out Hannity and Limbaugh.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: saryden, 4/20/2017 8:25:55 AM     (No. 11227496)

Don´t know about all the tricky politics of this... but... we are becoming irritated by FOX and have begun to shut it off early and go read the Internet. Even Bret seems to join in dissing Pres. Trump, who was elected by The People who understand ugly Marxism and ugly Islamism.
Still watch Tucker and Judge Jeanine... and read Investor Business Daily.
Fox mainly appears to want to "tell us what we should think" (CNN-style) with their talking heads.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dvc, 4/20/2017 12:09:25 PM     (No. 11227791)

Murdoch boys are leftists, purging the old guard who will not bend to their will at Fox.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Smart11344, 4/20/2017 2:34:52 PM     (No. 11228000)

O´Reilly may be gone, but FNC may have just killed themselves. I must say at times I was annoyed with O´Reilly, but his opening memo was usually first rate.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: judy, 4/20/2017 3:28:21 PM     (No. 11228084)

It was very obvious Fox hated Trump from day one 75% were very negative. I was shocked they were very unfair & they still are. Something happened & the viewers know it!

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