Tag Archive for Roger Ailes

Pat Buchanan’s Speech Sounded Better in the Original German – Molly Ivins on the 1992 G.O.P. Convention

Still regularly seeking refuge from the present in the past, I found myself thinking about the roots of today’s GOP again, and a time when it seemed that Republicans were already beginning to get a little wacky and out of touch with the American people, the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston, Texas. Who better…

Good Riddance Roger Ailes, Builder of One of the Most Formidable Propaganda Machines in History

Ailes Mourned in Palm Beach, Florida Service Roger Ailes – the television mastermind who fell hard for with Richard M. Nixon backstage on the set of the Mike Douglas Show in 1967 and went on to change the world as the founder of Fox News in 1996 – died last week. Apparently there were those…