Episode

2/4 Gabriel Sherman: The Loudest Voice in the Room: The Unauthorized Biography of Roger Ailes

February 4, 2014

Gabriel Sherman author of the unauthorized biography of Fox News chief Roger Ailes, The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News–and Divided a Countryexplains what motivated Roger Ailes to build Fox News, how Ailes created Fox in his image, why Roger Ailes and Glenn Beck have the same extreme politics, the paranoia of Roger Ailes, why Fox is a cult of personality, why do other journalists defend Fox? And why we are in the decline era for Fox News.

On the Fun Half: the Republicans new debt default threats, Sam has an epic debate with a southern Libertarian, why Libertarians oppose the Civil Rights Act and your calls and IMs.

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