Roger Ailes Defends Murdoch, Criticizes Beck

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Daily Beast

In the media world, as in politics, having a high-profile target can be a very good thing.

The age of Obama has provided a ratings boost for Fox News as its loudest personalities have relished the opportunity to play offense. Critics, of course, view Fox as an unabashed cheerleader for the Republican Party, an evil media empire spewing propaganda and misinformation at a gullible audience.


But Roger Ailes says his network is just reflecting reality when it comes to the White House. More…