Classless MSNBC Uses Ailes Death to Brag on Ratings: ‘Rachel Beats Them Every Night’


<p>[See <a href="…; target="_blank">NewsBusters</a> for more.] The crass journalists at MSNBC on Thursday used the sudden death of Roger Ailes as a way to spike the ratings football and tout their recent successes against Fox News. Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough bragged, &ldquo;Fox News is an absolute mess.... Roger Ailes gone for, what, maybe six months, a year? And for first time this century, they aren&#39;t in first place. In fact, for the first time this century, they are in third place.&rdquo; Hardball anchor Chris Matthews hyped MSNBC&rsquo;s recent surge, touting, &ldquo;Well, Rachel [Maddow] beats them every night.&rdquo;</p>

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