Steve Jobs considered Fox News "an incredibly destructive force in our society,"

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    Steve Jobs Wanted Jon Stewart to Help Prove Fox News Was 'Incredibly Destructive' | Reuters

    Steve Jobs told Rupert Murdoch iast year that he considered Fox News "an incredibly destructive force in our society," according to Walter Isaacson's new biography of the Apple visionary.

    In June 2010, Isaacson writes, Jobs agreed to speak at News Corp.'s annual management retreat, violating a personal rule about never doing such appearances. He had recently collaborated with Murdoch on News Corp.'s iPad-only newspaper, The Daily.

    Murdoch said Jobs was "very blunt and critical of what newspapers were doing in technology" at the retreat. Later, at dinner, Jobs told Murdoch, "You're blowing it with Fox News," according to Isaacson's book, "Steve Jobs."
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    Well yeah..but he liked Murdoch.

    :lol:
     
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    Well, that settles it! Saint Steve has spoken from the grave....:cuckoo:
     
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    Steve Jobs ... who cares?

    He could market the shit out of some nifty gadgets.

    That doesn't make him a font of political wisdom.

    God rest his soul.
     
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    What a hateful and disrespectful bunch you lefties are to use Steve Jobs legacy to attack a news media.
     
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    Oh goody. now we get to have the rantings of a dead guy, who was in that 1% by the way.

    But hey, HE is ranting against Fox News, so he be cool..

    :lol::lol:
     
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    ^^^^^, what Stephie said.
     
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    Jobs was incredibly intelligent. He made some nifty gadgets. But he built on the works of others and really didn't benefit this country all that much.
     
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    Naah most of his stuff has been made in China for some time.
    So why was he not an avid republican?
     
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    Trial Lawyer's trick: use the respected dead to make your case for you. That way, nobody can prove or disprove, but it sheds tacit acceptance without having to do all that much legwork in the real world where facts require absolute proof.

    Page 312 in the lefty bs manual for dummies. :lol:
     

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