[quote=“Financial Times”]Murdoch to host fundraiser for Hillary Clinton campaign
By Caroline Daniel in Washington
Published: May 9 2006 03:00 | Last updated: May 9 2006 03:00
Rupert Murdoch, the conservative media mogul whose New York Post tabloid savaged Hillary Clinton’s initial aspirations to become a US senator for New York, has agreed to host a political fundraiser for her re-election campaign.
The decision underlines an incongruous thawing of relations between Mr Murdoch and Mrs Clinton, who in 1998 coined the phrase “vast rightwing conspiracy” to denounce critics of her husband, such as Fox News, the conservative cable channel owned by Mr Murdoch’s News Corporation.
Mr Murdoch will host the fundraiser, due to be held by July, on behalf of News Corp.
Either the world is upside down, or Hillary and Rupert aren’t as far apart as they’d both probably like us to reckon.