1. DARK LORD

    Karl Rove Inks Deal with Fox

    American political consultant Karl Rove is seen at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, during final preparations for the opening of the Republican National Convention on August 27, 2012. Due to tropical storm Isaac, the convention will come to order later today, Monday August 27th, and then immediately recess until the afternoon on Tuesday, August 28th. AFP PHOTO Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

    Karl Rove at RNC on Aug. 27, 2012. (Brendan Smialowki/AFP/Getty)

    What election-night meltdown? Fox News has renewed its contract with Karl Rove through the 2016 election, Politico reported Thursday. Rove frequently appears on a variety of Fox shows, including the top-rated Hannity, where he made an appearance Wednesday night to discuss Obama’s proposed assault-weapons ban. Rove joined the network in February 2008, but most recently made headlines on election night in 2012, when he refused to believe that President Obama had won. Meanwhile, on the other side of the aisle, former Democratic congressman Dennis Kucinich made his debut on Fox on Thursday night on The O’Reilly Factor, whose host greeted Kucinich as the “same left-wing nut we know and love.” Way to make your guest feel right at home, Bill.

    Read it at Politico