Today’s Quotes: Fox News – ‘Disarming’ You With ‘Mistakes’
Sure, who cares if you ‘eh’ screw up the news headlines, as long as you have the ‘ability to do stuff’ of which Uncle Rupert approves.
“Here you have an ability to do stuff, and then they can always rein you in,” [Brian] Kilmeade told the Los Angeles Times in October 2008. “But I know I’m not going to get reprimanded.”
“When we make a mistake reading the news headlines, whereas at a [broadcast] network you’d probably get fired, instead, we’re like, ‘Eh, we screwed up,’ ” Fox & Friends’ Gretchen Carlson similarly told the Times. “And I think that’s disarming.”
— Eric Hananoki, Media Matters, Oct. 22, 2010.
Somehow, Fox & Friends never seem to make a ‘mistake’ contrary to Fox News owner Murdoch’s conservative agenda.