Donald Trump and Roger Ailes in better times.
“We are living in a rough age,” the ex-Fox host claimed, “with technological advances changing behavior and perspective. The downside of that is turning us into a nation where hatred is almost celebrated in some quarters,” he continued, “Roger Ailes experienced that hatred and it killed him. That is the truth.”
Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fox News became a loud cheerleader of American wars abroad. The news station would often paint those critical of these conflicts as unamerican appeasers. Fox News became completely unhinged following the election President Barack Obama. The station trafficked in conspiracy theories like
No cause of death was announced for Mr. Ailes. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth and son, Zachary.