Gawker has a current Fox News employee writing “regular dispatches from inside the organization,” which is pretty amazing, considering how little you ever hear Fox employees speaking out against the company. However, the debut column is extremely boring.
The biggest “gotcha” moment from the mole is a behind-the-scenes video of Mitt Romney talking about his love for horses. Scandalous! Yes, it shows how Romney clearly appreciates the finer things in life, but doesn’t everyone already know that? The mole clearly thinks it is a big scoop:
Romney professes his and his wife Ann’s well-known love of horseriding, praising the qualities of the ‘Austrian Warmbloods’ that his wife rides—the are ‘dressage’ horses, he notes—while maintaining his own preference for the ‘smoother gait’ of his own ‘Missouri fox trotter.’
Now there’s nothing wrong with Mitt and his wife loving horseback riding. But remember this video next time Romney attacks Obama for golfing. The inherent elitism and snootiness of golf is NOTHING compared to competitive horseback riding.
Well, we guess we have to hand it to the mole for trying to make the video incriminating. If nothing else, we all know how the person feels about the public’s perception of golf and horse back riding. So… Good job?
Here’s hoping the mole’s next dispatch reveals something worthwhile. Especially since it probably won’t be long before Fox sniffs the person out and fires them.
UPDATE (11:46 AM):
The second installment is up! This time the mole reveals that… The Fox News building’s bathrooms contain shoddy work, staffers have been forced to work with old computers (!!!) and Bill O’Reilly poops. Yup, that’s really it. Maybe the mole is saving the best stuff for last? Let’s hope so, because this is off to a bad start.
UPDATE (12:48 PM):
Mediaite is reporting that Fox has located the mole and is “exploring legal actions.” Poor little mole.