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Thomas Ricks on Fox News
Thomas Ricks is doubling down on his non-apology to Fox News for (correctly) saying, while appearing on Fox, that the network had been "operating as a wing of the Republican Party." Not only is he not apologizing, as Michael Clemente, Fox's executive vice president of news, had claimed, Ricks is offering another accurate characterization of how Fox operates :
“Clemente is making it up, and it is sloppy of Hollywood Reporter to not ask him for specifics (what exactly am I alleged to have said?) and also to seek a response from me,” Ricks wrote in an e-mail. “Why are they doing this? Because their MO is that when the facts aren’t on their side, they attack the person.”
Pretty much. And it sounds like if Fox really wants to keep this going, Ricks might have a few more things to say about them.

Originally posted to Laura Clawson on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 09:52 AM PST.

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