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Old 05-18-17, 08:39 AM
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Roger Ailes, Dead at 77

Roger Ailes. The guy who gave us Saint Ronald Reagan, ratings winner Bill O'Reilly, and the notion that conservative women were hawt because he selected female on-air talent for their fuckability. We're going to see his influence for a long time.

I thought that he might be sick last year when he was forced out of Fox News. Not so long ago, he would have fought off the attacks and won.

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Can a mod please fix the typo in the title? He was 77.
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Sexually harassing women must have used up all his finite amount of energy.
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Sexually harassing women must have used up all his finite amount of energy.
Perhaps his sexual harassment of women was the only thing keeping him alive.
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Buh bye!
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Can a mod please fix the typo in the title? He was 77.
Done!
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Wow. Tough times for that compartmentalized part of the Republican Party.

Not sure if there's anything nice to say.

Also: Mortality sucks.
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According to the oddly accurate TMZ, he fell and hit his head 8 days ago, fell unconscious and went downhill pretty fast after that.
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According to the oddly accurate TMZ, he fell and hit his head 8 days ago, fell unconscious and went downhill pretty fast after that.
She moved?
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Good lord what an asshole.
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/seanhannity">@seanhannity</a> *checks whether I have ever sexually harassed anyone*<br>*casts first stone*<br>*casts several more stones*</p>&mdash; Tom Hawking (@tom_hawking) <a href="https://twitter.com/tom_hawking/status/865207950339706881">May 18, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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Ailes or Hannity?

I know, I know, the answer is yes.
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How long till the Breitbart crowd start writing about this a deep-state conspiracy? Those Clintons and their hitmen.
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Stealing this from a random Tweet.

I'm reminded of Mark Twain's quote: "I've never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure".
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Kind of rough for the newly deceased. But best fit for this thread.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Taibbi: Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever - Rolling Stone <a href="https://t.co/Y1bX3jPXKu">https://t.co/Y1bX3jPXKu</a></p>&mdash; Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) <a href="https://twitter.com/mtaibbi/status/865273875034144768">May 18, 2017</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">One NYT reader's reaction to the death of Roger Ailes <a href="https://t.co/TS0eUUcgMy">https://t.co/TS0eUUcgMy</a> <a href="https://t.co/k7hTs6rgSG">pic.twitter.com/k7hTs6rgSG</a></p>&mdash; The New York Times (@nytimes) <a href="https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/865243104844165120">May 18, 2017</a></blockquote>
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^ pssst...JP

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Another member of the he-man-pussygrabbers-club speaks.

Roger Ailes endured hatred 'and it killed him. That is the truth.'
by Bill O'Reilly

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I thought cracking his skull open killed him? Now I'm confused. His hatred didn't make him powerful.
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I thought cracking his skull open killed him? Now I'm confused. His hatred didn't make him powerful.


First thing I thought of was "heart attack". And I could see the pressure and failure getting to him. A 77 year old heart can't always handle that stress. But the dude "fell" (like happens with old people) and couldn't heal properly.
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Fox News fired Bob Beckel this morning

Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee

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