It is perhaps not surprising that Dobbs is being offered a position at the Fox Business Network. After all, being an embarrassment to the journalism profession has never been an impediment to landing a job at Fox.
The result was right though the process wasn't. Since you can't ride two horses in different directions, Williams should have been given a choice -- be a civil, thoughtful analyst on NPR or a demagogic winger on Fox.
Stern has become expendable and almost irrelevant except to a shrinking audience of aging slobs. So, what is such a rich has-been going to do? He should join another irrelevant, trash-talking, rich has-been, Don Imus.
A long line of inmates enters and exits a prison yard. As the lone black inmate reenters society, he peers into the camera with a menacing glance. The ad plays on "fears of the dangerous, violent, black male."
The most natural topic in the world for Fox News -- a positive look at a leading conservative -- is peculiarly absent from the network. Radio silence. Not a whisper. Could it be because Limbaugh, in the book, aimed a choice zinger at Bill O'Reilly?
With CNN dying a slow death and MSNBC too small to be a strong enough counterweight, having one political party's semi-official press organ doubling as our nation's dominant news outlet is a grave danger to our republic.