I know - You almost want to give them some money so they can keep up with this charade. Maybe that's their business plan after all, and we'll soon be handing over the cash in return for all this high-end entertainment they give us :)
Obviously this idiot you're referring to is a completely different Arthur Alan Wolk to the one being referred to in the article above; This Arthur Alan Wolk is surely a shrewd guy and no fool at all. Most certainly. Yessireebob.
Les Hinton (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Hinton) is one of Murdoch's most senior executives, and was one of the first people to approve 'extraordinary payments' to the main journalist who employed the private detective involved in the phone hacking case.