Regarding John Emery West's letter “The new Whigs” (April 18): He was a little sarcastic about Fox News. Perhaps Mr. West wants more of Wolf Blitzer on CNN, who initially accused the tea party of the Boston Marathon bombing. Even comedian Jon Stewart criticizes Blitzer and CNN.
I don't want “fair and balanced news.” I want the truth. Opinions and commentaries are where the right and left have their say.
I don't think Fox leans too far to the right. Hannity, Ingraham, Gutfeld and Stossel are far right. O'Reilly, Huckabee are right of center. Colmes, Beckel are far left. Juan Williams is left of center. Geraldo leans so far to the left he's going to fall out of his chair.
If Mr. West doesn't like Fox, he should turn it off, then demand that Comcast remove it or he'll discontinue his service. Why should he pay for Fox if he dislikes it?
Wait until Glenn Beck gets his new media operation, “The Blaze,” rolling! West will be begging for Fox.
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