“I know for a fact that Roger Ailes admires and respects Sarah Palin and thinks she is smart,” Fox News Channel executive vice president of programming Bill Shine told the New York Times. “He also believes many members of the left-wing media are extremely terrified and threatened by her.”
“Despite a massive effort to destroy Sarah Palin, she is still on her feet and making a difference in the political world,” Shine added. “As for the ‘Republican close to Ailes’ for which the incorrect Palin quote is attributed, when Roger figures out who that is, I guarantee you he or she will no longer be ‘close to Ailes.’”
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