Simon Maloy is a Research Fellow at Media Matters. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and the American Prospect. He graduated from Williams College in 2003 with a degree in history. Email: email@example.com
Since the show's debut on October 7 and through November 29, Fox News' The Kelly File has hosted conservatives significantly more often than progressives and has surpassed even Fox's Hannity in its divide between guests on the left and right.
As the Detroit bankruptcy moves forward, Fox News personalities have been quick to blame worker unions and political corruption for the city's unfunded pension liabilities. This discourse ignores the forces actually undermining Detroit's financial solvency: the dramatic reduction of the city's population and taxbase since its post-war peak.