Fox News EVP Responds to Ailes Article With Threat

Network executive upset about 'New York' mag piece

In a New York Magazine article about Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, which terms him the de facto "head of the Republican Party," one "Republican close to Ailes" was quoted as saying that Ailes thinks Sarah Palin is "an idiot." Fox News’ executive vice president of programming Bill Shine is furious.

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