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Incidentally, some reporters were happy not to hear the remarks that Ailes delivered at last week’s Radio and TV News awards dinner, where Ailes happened to be one of those honored.
A number of reporters from the Associated Press and Reuters who were present at the event used a standing ovation to sneak out of the ballroom before Ailes spoke. “He’s not a journalist and I’m not going to waste my time,” said one reporter for a wire service, as he stood outside the room. “I need to find a drink, anyway.”
The mini-walkout was ironic, given that Ailes’s well-received speech was on the need for greater diversity of thought in newsrooms.p> REAGANIZING br> Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney wants to remind people of the golden age of GOP glory, the administration of President Ronald Reagan. So no surprise, then, that he is attempting to surround himself with just about anyone connected to that era. In the past two weeks, he has dined privately with Jack Kemp in Washington and met privately in Boston with several former Reagan White House aides whom he is attempting to woo onto his campaign. /p>
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?