"I'm all out of love, I'm so lost without you," Air Supply once sang about a romance beyond repair, but the same lyric applies to Republicans' current relationship with Fox News.
Yes, it seems the current GOP can no longer like their television channel after the tumultuous year Roger Ailes and co. have had. Fox News has fallen out of favor with Republicans after two years of untouched supremacy as the party's brand of choice across any and every medium, according to a recent YouGov survey. YouGov measures which brands are preferred by each party (Republicans, Democrats, Independents) by adding and subtracting negative feedback on a 100 to -100 scale. In 2011, Fox News led all brands with 68 support points, a full 5 points ahead of the rest. In 2012, Fox News led with 64.5 support points, 1.7 points above the rest. This year? In 2013, Fox News didn't even make the top 10.
So where did it all go wrong? Some trace the recent Republican-Fox divorce all the way back to last November, when poor
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