More Attention for Laura Ingraham!

Clearly, this is just what America needs, and it’s another sign of the wisdom and fairness of market forces in contemporary media (via Politico‘s Dylan Byers):

Laura Ingraham, the conservative radio host and Fox News contributor, is planning to launch a new conservative news and opinion website, sources with knowledge of her plans told the On Media blog on Tuesday.

One source said that Neil Munro, the political reporter who resigned from the Daily Caller this week, will serve as the site’s editor, though that could not immediately be confirmed. Neither Ingraham nor Munro responded to a request for comment on Tuesday.

Ingraham’s new site will likely reflect the pundit’s conservative ideology and champion her pet causes, the sources said. Ingraham has been an outspoken opponent of immigration reform and has dedicated herself to getting anti-“amnesty” candidates into office. In 2014, she helped turn Dave Brat into a conservative sensation, enabling his stunning upset over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

She will have a friend in Munro on this front. In 2012, Munro gained notoriety when he shouted a question at Obama in the middle of a Rose Garden announcement about changes to immigration policy. “Why’d you favor foreigners over Americans?” Munro yelled. Earlier this year, while questioning Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid about immigration policy, he even spelled the word “amnesty” out for him: “Amnesty. A-M-N-E-S-T-Y.”

Gee, I didn’t know the ideological territory betwixt and between Breitbart and the Free Bacon and Glenn Beck’s enterprises and the shrill snarky know-it-alls at The Federalist was such fertile ground for more gabby-gabby. If you are part of Jeb Bush’s operation, it wasn’t real good news, since the odds are reasonably high Ingraham and Munro will try to build their operation over the dead political body of the former Governor of Florida, whom she refers to as “the crony capitalist disaster” and keeps nominating for a spot on the same ticket as HRC. Perhaps since she’s been given credit for taking down Cantor last year, destroying a presidential co-front-runner is just the next obvious trophy for the case.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.