Oh the schadenfreude! May 3, 2023 by Robert Huntington Top Fox Hosts Are Telling Friends They Could Be the Next to Go Leak hunts, ?snitches,? and anxiety reigned in the week after Fox fired Tucker Carlson www.rollingstone.com
It looks like anyone else who was peddling election conspiracy theories is at risk of getting purged. But at the same time, viewership is falling because Fox News is no longer peddling election conspiracy theories, so there’s likely to be an ugly phase of layoffs. The smart people seem to be trying to poleaxe others to improve their odds of surviving.
“Rush [Limbaugh] is so much more lively, scary, jaw-dropping, and fabulous when he’s on the attack. Add to this that he might actually be crazy–the big fear of the moderates–that it isn’t showmanship but a train wreck that we’re all watching, one in which he takes everyone with him.” — Michael Wolff, several years before President Trump