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Gabriel Sherman and Stephen Colbert Duel Over Roger Ailes and the Fox News Family

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New York contributing editor Gabriel Sherman appeared on The Colbert Report last night to discuss his new book, The Loudest Voice in the Room, about Roger Ailes and his cable-news kingdom. “I have sources at Fox News,” Colbert warned. “One of my sources, this person says you’re not a good guy.”

“Is it a hit job?” asked the host, doing his best O'Reilly. “Say something positive and nice about Roger Ailes.” Sherman responded, “Fox News is a family. The people who work for Roger Ailes love him. He’s a charismatic leader.” He added, “They love and they fear him,” to which Colbert offered, “What’s the difference?”

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