Originally posted on National Post | News:

After his on-air meltdown over projected results in the U.S. presidential election, Fox News has decided to give conservative pundit Karl Rove less time on the air.

Fox News executives want a fresh approach now that the election is over and that approach doesn’t include Rove, New York magazine reported.

Producers must now obtain permission from the news director before booking Rove, a former senior adviser to George W. Bush and staunch anti-Barack Obama activist, as a guest, according the magazine.

Rove’s election night meltdown came as Fox News statisticians called Ohio for Democratic candidate President Barack Obama.

Rove, apparently dumbfounded Mitt Romney could lose, claimed the state was far too early to give to the Democrats since around 20% of the votes in the Buckeye state had yet to be called — a difference of 991 votes. This, as CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC and even Fox had already made…

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