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Ailes Calls Obama ‘Lazy,’ Biden ‘Dumb. Fox News Chief Also Rips Gingrich in New Book.
Daily Beast ^ | March 6, 2013 | Howard Kurtz

Posted on 03/10/2013 10:40:18 AM PDT by lbryce

Fox News Chief Also Rips Gingrich in New Book.

Roger Ailes thinks President Obama is “lazy.”

And that Vice President Biden is “dumb as an ashtray.”

Though let’s be fair and balanced: Ailes says he has “a soft spot for Joe Biden. I like him. But he’s dumb as an ashtray.”

Call it Raw Roger. These are among the choice tidbits that emerge from a forthcoming book, Roger Ailes Off Camera, by Zev Chafets. Vanity Fair posted an excerpt this morning.

The Chafets book is being published ahead of another biography, by New York magazine’s Gabe Sherman, that is expected to be more critical. Ailes and Fox cooperated with Chafets, who wrote a book about Rush Limbaugh, but have given Sherman no access.

In the book, Ailes slams Newt Gingrich, who had been a Fox contributor before running for president. Gingrich had complained that Fox was favoring Mitt Romney.

Ailes told his communications chief: “Brush him back. He’s a sore loser, and if he had won he would have been a sore winner.” After pausing for a moment, he added: “Newt’s a pr*ck.”

As for the president, Ailes says he was riffing off a comment that Obama made to Barbara Walters about feeling a laziness in himself that he attributes to his Hawaii upbringing.

"Obama’s the one who never worked a day in his life," Ailes is quoted as saying. "He never earned a penny that wasn’t public money. How many fundraisers does he attend every week? How often does he play basketball and golf? I wish I had that kind of time. He’s lazy, but the media won’t report that.”

KEYWORDS: ailes; biden; obsma

I say they look equally lazy and dumb, but mostly dumb with an equal amount of lazy.

Barack outs himself as the moonBAT he always was.

Biden:Hey, Barack, this is great. We can finally play the gay super heroes we are in real life as President and VP.

Barack:You Can bet your sweet petunia on that.

1 posted on 03/10/2013 10:40:18 AM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Lol. Libs are going to lose their minds that the head guy at fix news called the black guy lazy. Roger better be ready to duck. Incoming.

2 posted on 03/10/2013 10:42:54 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: lbryce

"...lazy is about 122nd on my list of what I call em"

3 posted on 03/10/2013 10:44:39 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

I love that photo!

4 posted on 03/10/2013 10:46:56 AM PDT by basil (basil,
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To: basil


5 posted on 03/10/2013 10:50:40 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lbryce

Radio ad in Colorodo: “Hurry hurry hurry marijuana smoker,for a limited time only you get free with your order of 10 grams or more, the Joe Biden ashtray, known as the grinner.hurry hurry hurry” Decadence rules.

6 posted on 03/10/2013 11:11:27 AM PDT by allendale
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To: lbryce

Here is my answer to Roger Ailes on Gingrich:

January 12, 2012


I have watched Fox News for many years. I recently have noticed a huge shift to being disingenuous, false and unreliable in your reporting. Obviously, you are for Romney. Many of your viewers know Rove is associated with a SUPERPAC which is being used by Romney against Gingrich called “Restore Our Future.” Yet he is brought onto Fox as an analyst who supposedly is neutral. Furthermore, your station quoted the nonpartisan tax center as being an authority in their criticism of Gingriches tax plan. Because I have been noticing your obvious bias in your reporting, I looked on the internet to investigate this center. Guess what? They are liberal and not worthy of Fox News to use as a credible source. Gingrich has sent out a legal notice to the media warning them not to show ads by Romney which falsely say he was fined in the 90’s. After Gingrich sent out this legal notice…..lo and behold….I saw Shepherd Smith yesterday LIE and say the Speaker was fined. I have heard chiding remarks by several people on Fox such as Brit Hume saying Gingrich has “road rage” and Ann Coulter on Redeye saying “Gingrich is crazy, you know.” For the sake of brevity, I am not listing all the instances I have seen here. I am astounded to see such bias, viciousness, unprofessionalism and downright false news reporting from a station I depended on to get my real news. The fact that I know your true agenda now makes me want to tune out more than tune in and I feel quite disappointed to learn that you cannot be relied upon for the truth. I have literally switched to CNN or MSNBC when I wanted to see a particular speech or event now that you will not show and I have not watched them since the 90’s. The way I look at it now …what is the difference between them and you when you quote liberal sources as legitimate? I guess it took this election to open my eyes to your station and now I know your news is not reliable. I will never quite view Fox again in the same way. Your credibility is in the toilet now and I cannot believe you think your viewers are that stupid. By the way, Stephen Moore with the WSJ has called for Newt to stand down and save his dignity. Well, with you people dragging him through the mud every day what does he have to lose if he stays in? Today I saw Fox show that old false ad that Newt warned media not to run or there will be legal ramifications. You showed the whole ad. I would think your station would abide by the law and have some ethics in your reporting but that will not happen when you are trying to push Romney across the finish line. Destroying a reputation for your own agenda shows me it is you who has no dignity. Why am I still watching your station? Well, I like to find out what you are up to so I can stay on top of it and let others know.


A disappointed viewer

7 posted on 03/10/2013 11:18:15 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: lbryce

You are greatly under estimating the intelligence of ashtrays with your comparison!

8 posted on 03/10/2013 12:57:44 PM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I absolutely cannot believe that they now have Dennis Kucinich on as a commentator on Fox . I almost puke every time I see that nutcase nit-wit . He is worse than All Colmes and Bob Bechel combined . Always frowning , he’s a sick little f*** . Bad bad move .

9 posted on 03/10/2013 2:04:05 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: lbryce

It’s not that Obama is exceptionally bright, or even modestly bright, it is that Americans are too stupid and idiotic to see how dull-witted and unexceptional he is. We are a nation that has been dumbed down by Affirmative Action and political correctness. Biden is just plain stupid. That explains why he is a Democrat. Republicans have their fair share of stupid politicians, but they don’t seem to last like they do in the Democratic Party, like Biden has. Reid and Pelosi are further examples of that. Laziness is an outcome of stupidity, which explains why Democrats prefer demagoguery, like gun control, to real work, like creating a workable budget.

10 posted on 03/10/2013 2:23:57 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Minutemen

“Ashtray’’. A word well on it’s way to becoming unknown at all to young people in about another ten years or less. Along with words like ‘’phone booth’’, ‘’factory’’ or even ‘’job’’.

11 posted on 03/10/2013 5:29:01 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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