Rupert Murdoch

Fox News helped polarize a nation. The reaction to Roger Ailes' death reflects that.

Fox News helped polarize a nation. The reaction to Roger Ailes' death reflects that.

No single person is arguably more responsible for creating the political environment that gave us President Trump than longtime Fox News chief Roger Ailes. And arguably because of the Trump administration’s historically chaotic two weeks, Ailes’ death on Thursday is not generating the chatter one might otherwise expect.

As of this writing, fewer than 10 readers have written letters on the controversial Fox News creator who was ousted last year amid a sexual harassment scandal. But the letters that have been received reflect the polarization in this country that many...

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