Columnist: There’s Too Many Liberals on Fox News
In a column published on World Net Daily, former Los Angeles Times columnist Burt Prelutsky wrote that Fox News has too many liberals and needs to purge them from their panels.
Prelutsky starts by misinterpreting a comment by talk radio host Laura Ingraham, writing “Recently, Laura Ingraham was a guest on Howard Kurtz’s Sunday Fox show, Media Buzz. She offers what I thought was an intelligent solution to a problem that has been annoying me for some time.”
He writes “As we all know, Fox remains an oasis on TV, the only news network that isn’t in the tank for Obama and the liberals. However, in attempting to comply with Roger Ailes’ desire that Fox be ‘fair and balanced,’ too many shows have fallen into the habit of teaming up a liberal and a conservative, and having them spend five or 10 raucous minutes shouting over each other and trading insults.”
He continues, saying “Ingraham’s suggestion was to unload the liberals and, instead, invite conservatives on board and let them hash out their differences. She’s right. We already know the liberal positions because we read them in every newspaper and we hear them trumpeted every day over all the three major networks, along with CNN and MSNBC.
“It would be far more enlightening to hear Republicans share their differences over immigration reform, same-sex marriages, gun laws, health care, and foreign policy. What’s more, we should be spared ever again having to listen to the likes of Juan Williams, Geraldo Rivera, Bob Beckel and Alan Colmes flapping their gums.”
All in all, Ingraham never said anything of the sort but, whatever.