Gretchen Carlson has released a scathing list of charges against Roger Ailes and his Fox News media giant. Her charges of sexual harassment will, in the end; either take down Ailes or herself. She claims a brutal and sexist double standard of how women are managed, compared to men.
She claims Ailes recommended that the two of them might perhaps commence a sexual affair to sorta sweeten the contract she was negotiating.
Yes, Gretchen was a Miss America several years ago. She has, no doubt; benefitted in her journalism career from having a visual appeal. She doesn't apologize for taking good care of her body and she doesn't apologize for having better success than many others.
Conservatives are aware that sexual harassment is real and really damaging to all it's victims. We are also aware that people are also wrongly accused and that they are sometimes maliciously destroyed by malicious lies. Therefor, we will withhold premature speculation on the claims of Carlson. But we will equally note that the on-air talent of Fox News may be publicly critical of Carlson only because they draw their wealth and career opportunities from the man who is accused.
This didn't start with Fox News. In the mid 60s, NBC broke new barriers of women in broadcasting. When Barbara Walters began cohosting 'Today', their ratings kept climbing.
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