Welcome to WHAT NOW, a morning round-up of the news/fresh horrors that await you today.
Ivanka Trump appeared on Fox & Friends on Monday morning, where she bemoaned the “viciousness” of Washington, D.C.—a sentiment, she claims, that caught her totally off guard.
Eric Trump has some explaining to do. On Tuesday a Forbes report revealed that his personal charity had paid the Trump Organization thousands of dollars to lease golf courses owned by his father — despite claiming to use the family’s assets “free of charge.”
People are grappling for answers in the wake of the London terrorist attack. Why do such terrible things happen? Fear not, for sentient beef jerky and conservative talking head Charles Krauthammer has found the problem: children learning different languages.
Leave it to Fox News to get pissed that a movie starring a Greek demi-goddess isn’t American enough... and this isn’t even the first time.
A funeral eulogy delivered by a teenager isn’t usually something that makes the news—unless that teenager is Roger Ailes’ son.
On Friday, the Russian embassy in London tweeted this:
It is understandable to want to refrain from saying ugly things about people who have just died, but Roger Ailes makes that tradition somewhat difficult.
Roger Ailes, who turned Fox News into a feverish, tyrannical instrument of conservative power in America before being brought down by allegations of serial sexual harassment, died Thursday morning. He was 77.
To watch CNN, MSNBC, or any of the network news shows, you’d think the United States was in the midst of some sort of massive political crisis.
This is a very real graphic that appeared on very real American television sets last night. American political discourse is officially beyond the realm of parody. It’s simply impossible to skewer a world that is so completely unhinged. May God have mercy of American satirists, who are all presumably out of a job after…
I was on Bill O’Reilly twice—on the show, not the man, a clarification that apparently needs to be made these days. In fact, O’Reilly never sexually harassed me. But his viewers did.
On Monday, the Trump administration announced that former Fox News reporter Heather Nauert would become the spokesperson for the U.S. State Department, essentially becoming one of the key voices with which the United States speaks to—and about—the rest of the world.
If you thought that Fox News’ problems would dissipate with the firing this week of anchor Bill O’Reilly, think again. Seven more African American Fox News employees are expected to join a racial discrimination lawsuit against the network next week, alleging they have been subject to racial insults and humiliation for…
Former Fox News reporter and weekend anchor Alisyn Camerota, now at CNN, appeared on her network’s Reliable Sources program Sunday to reveal for the first time that former Fox CEO Roger Ailes sexually harassed her over the decade she worked there.
Fox News and its parent company 21st Century Fox spent millions of dollars and more than a decade protecting Bill O’Reilly from allegations that he abused and harassed women, but all at once this week it became enough.
Fun fact: Bret Stephens’ book America in Retreat was blurbed by Bill O’Reilly, who called it “An important book for your well-being.”