Wikipedia Since it was founded in 1995, the Weekly Standard has never been profitable, and has remained in business through subsidies from wealthy conservative benefactors such as former owner Rupert Murdoch.
Although the publication had, as of 2006, never been profitable and reputedly lost "more than a million dollars a year", News Corporation head Rupert Murdoch had previously dismissed the idea of selling it.[10
"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty" TJ
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