Murdoch is crazy like a fox, and the moment of candor is part of a so-crazy-it-just-might-work rebranding campaign for the embattled mogul.
Murdoch is making a canny personnel play for a reborn Republican star and former Fox News employee, who might even get his own show when this thing is over.
Murdoch is simply being Murdoch — only now it’s all in the public eye, to the mixed amusement and horror of the people around him.
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