Skip to comments.REPORT: Fox News Is Taking Karl Rove Off The Air (Over election night meltdown)
Posted on 12/04/2012 4:57:34 PM PST by SeekAndFind
New York's Gabriel Sherman reports that Fox News is scaling back airtime for Republican pundit Karl Rove, in what appears to be a reprimand for Rove's meltdown during the network's live election broadcast.
Sources told Sherman that Fox News chief Roger Ailes has ordered his staff to bench Rove and his fellow GOP pundit Dick Morris, two of the network's most vocal partisan voices whose predictions turned out to be spectacularly wrong. According to Sherman, producers must now get permission before booking Rove or Morris on Fox shows.
The move comes as Fox takes steps to rehab its image in the wake of Republican defeats this November. Rove, in particular, has been widely mocked by members of both parties, both for his onscreen tantrum and for the abysmal performance of his American Crossroads super PAC.
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Rove and Morris were a bit too much every night, but I can listen to them without getting in a RAGE.
done and DONE!
I watched this live as it went down.. I HATE Megyn Kelly! Oh, where were we.. ANYWAY, Rove was right at the time.. Kelly was getting hot and excited about 0bama winning and seemed to will it to be so. She had her orders from up on high to ramrod 0bama down our throats for another four years. Damn B***CH. BUT, OBAMA’S GREAT FOR FOX’S RATINGS FOR THE NEXT FOUR YEARS, ISN’T IT...
As I said there was -some- fraud, there was not -massive- fraud.
And the -some- fraud that there was will not be addressed or even discussed by the pathetic, piss poor, useless GOP, and the preceeding description is exactly why they got their asses kicked by the worst president in the history of America.
And the same thing is going to happen in 2014 and 2016.
BS!!! Rove did not have a meltdown. I just watched the video on that
I’ve gotten to the point that I can’t stand Megyn Kelly. She talks so fast I wouldn’t doubt she’s on speed. And on election night she went skipping across the set like a little school girl. That was it for me.
I believe Rove melted down not because he was wrong. But because he was watching his career being destroyed by voter fraud.
I saw no animosity toward anyone and understand why Rove wanted confirmation - I would have done the same to make sure the reporting was correct about my candidate.
Understand, I think Rove was a severe promoter of Romney and he was determined Romney would get as much money as Rove could get to him, and I could have kicked Rove because he was such a liberal that he wanted liberal Romney. A pox on Rove, but he was making sure the numbers were right.
They should have pulled him after what he did to Christine O’Donnell on the night that she won her primary, and how he did everything he could to throw ice water on her momentum during that week.
He really went after the tea party that year and hurt us bad.
People associate him with Bush, which is not helping our cause.
Bus insider is a left wing owned and operated Dem front group ,
The owner is a huge Obama bot .
I doubt they know a thing but they will cook up a phony story like this one .
‘How was Rove supposed to know that the commie RATS would take their voter fraud to such a massive level?...’
Agree. and, imho, Rove didn’t have meltdown on Election night, he was telling the Fox ‘analysts’ that they may be calling states too early. I thought the same! But, perhaps, I was more cynical than Rove....I knew the libs/Dems would do WHATEVER they had to do in order to claim victory.
It’s this left wing rag making up a story .
It’s pure Dem media crap .
All major conservative talk show hosts were way off in their predictions as to the winner of the Presidency.
It is wise for we conservatives to take conservative hosts with a little more skepticism.
I, too, watched as it happened and was VERY UNHAPPY with Fox. Actually, I called the Station that night and, let’s say, my comments were in CAPS!
Rove will not be missed.
Now...if they would just get rid of Alan Colmes, Juan Williams, and Bob Beckel...I would be ecstatic!
Rove got everything he wanted and lost.
Rove is a LOSER!!!
RE: Now...if they would just get rid of Alan Colmes, Juan Williams, and Bob Beckel...I would be ecstatic!
What about the MOTTO “Fair” and “Balanced”?
RE: This action by Fox is not surprising as both Rove and Morris were way off as political prognosticators. Their performance will really hurt their respective businesses.
Well, in this case, they should not invite Michael Barone during election season as well. He was WAY OFF too. for that matter, even Scott Rasumussen and the Gallup folks should be personan non grata in the next election season.
So, who to invite? NATE SILVER of the New York Times? He was spot on ( always has been ).