"Republicans originally thought that Fox worked for us and now we're discovering we work for Fox." The article below claims that Fox/Murdoch is deciding who will be the Republican nominee for 2012. Whoever is getting the most airtime on Fox = surge in opinion polls. All you have to do is agree with Fox's wacky agenda and you get exposure, and this favours nut jobs. If Romney does win it will be a Foxified version. But the voting public is not convinced by all this nuttiness so Obama could be heading for a landslide victory in 2012. "A series of surveys has proven that Fox viewers are woefully ignorant of current affairs, the latest study revealing that it is actually better to consume no news than to watch Fox: you end up better informed." How Fox News is helping Barack Obama's re-election bid | Jonathan Freedland | Comment is free | The Guardian Fox News and what Sullivan calls the wider "Media Industrial Complex" have not only determined the style of the viable Republican presidential candidate, but the content too. If one is to flourish rather than wither in the Fox spotlight, there are several articles of faith to which one must subscribe from refusing to believe in human-made climate change, and insisting that Christians are an embattled minority in the US, persecuted by a liberal, secular, bi-coastal elite, to believing that government regulation is always wrong, and that any attempt to tax the wealthiest people is immoral. Those who deviate are rapidly branded foreign, socialist or otherwise un-American.