“For Mr. Ailes, being connected with Mr. Trump’s campaign could be a form of redemption after he was pushed out of the powerful network that he helped build. And for Mr. Trump, having Mr. Ailes taking a hand in his preparations for the debates adds immeasurably to the messaging and media expertise in his corner — and could raise alarms within Mrs. Clinton’s camp about just how aggressive Mr. Trump plans to be in those encounters.” The most powerful person in media and the media’s most omnipresent personality are set to join forces. From the NYT: Roger Ailes is Advising Donald Trump ahead of presidential debates. (These debates are going to be more popular than the Mash series finale.)

+ And the Clinton team is looking for someone to play the part of Trump in debate practice. One of the job requirements is bringing up the name Monica.