“I like him. But he’s dumb as an ashtray.”

Other interesting nuggets include Ailes’ disdain for Newt Gingrich – “He’s a sore loser and if he had won he would have been a sore winner,” he asserts.

While Obama was running for President, Ailes explains, he was concerned about the way that Sean Hannity portrayed him on the network.

“Nobody who watches Sean’s going to vote for you anyway,” Ailes replied.

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