The outcome of the 2008 Presidential Election was the best thing that ever happened to Fox News. It's like the Discovery Channel got to run shark week for four years, and it's audience never gets tired of being scared of sharks ...
This is why Discovery's Shark Week is their most highly rated week of the year. The Obama Administration has been a two year long Shark Week for Fox. He feeds on the fear of middle aged white people/ Fox News has learned to concentrate that fear, cut it with baking soda and sell it back to them at a discounted price. And business is good.
Fox News is a member of the media mafia. Roger Ailes built his empire on the business formula that being loud and outraged is greater than being factual (Loud*Outrage > Facts).
Fox News has product well known for its consistency. The visual ingestion is the most potent and common form of usage. Fox News Radio allows the customer to experience a milder experience while driving to and from their soon-to-be-outsourced-by-the-socialist-regime job.
The primary user of Fox News' product is the news junkie. Levels of addiction range from six O'clock newsie to O'Reilly tweet-baser.