Fox News Rewards Relatively Sane Anchor

Fox News’ Shepard Smith — who has offended some of the channel’s conservative viewers by accepting that global warming exists, and expressing compassion for victims of Hurricane Katrina, among other apostasies — has signed a new contract worth $7 million to $8 million a year, according to The Times

Roger Ailes calls Mr. Smith his “go-to guy” whenever big news breaks.