Happy birthday, Rupert Murdoch! Love him, hate him, the old boy is going as strong as ever as he celebrates his 83rd birthday. He certainly sounds feisty as ever on Twitter, tweeting on the New York mayoral election result and the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
NYC now totally managed by leftist activists with no experience in running anything beyond protests. Big mess ahead.
— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) March 2, 2014
777crash confirms jihadists turning to make trouble for China. Chance for US to make common cause, befriend China while Russia bullies.
— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) March 9, 2014
And while the phone hacking scandal drags on with his former protégé Rebekah Brooks still in the dock, Murdoch is raking in the moolah big time. The Murdochs’ net worth is currently estimated at $13.5 billion by Forbes, up from $9.4 billion in September 2012 and $6.3 billion in March 2010. [Read more...]