The headlines — “New Bill O’Reilly Accuser Said He Called Her ‘Hot Chocolate’ and Leered” and “Ex-Fox Guest: He Teased Blondes” — say something disturbing. Whether O’Reilly’s comments disturb or the vast commentary on the comments disturb says something about us, namely whether we fall under the “snowflake” or “old school” category. What say you?
Some women land lucrative jobs in cable news because someone noticed their looks. Then they land lucrative legal settlements because someone noticed their looks. Fox News Channel, which benefited from sexed-up presentations, now suffers because of that emphasis.