The schadenfreude is strong March 5, 2023 by Robert Huntington There?s Never Been a Better Time to Take on Fox News As Rupert Murdoch?s brainchild reels from legal disclosures, Democrats have a big opportunity to take their fight against the network right to its airwaves. newrepublic.com
It’s more interesting than that — How do you take the fight to Fox’s airwaves if the actual *driver* of all this is that if Fox doesn’t tell the viewers the lies they want to hear, the viewers will decamp to OANN and NewsMAX, which are even less scrupulous than Fox? Of course, there would be some pleasure in bankrupting Fox, but the situation is more like a so-far-bloodless revolution, a fight between which cultural faction (which *class* to be Marxist) will run things. People watch Fox to get their juices flowing, not to find out what they already know (the Democrats are boosting the *other* class).