Calling the President "lazy" plays to a prejudice among Fox News viewers; they tend to believe that, no matter what, the man in the White House is just another stereotype that makes their world easier to understand.
Is Roger Ailes a racist? He's more than a simple racist. He's responsible for profiting from the racism of others. That makes him quite a bit worse than your garden variety ignorant fool.
At no point in our future will Fox News suddenly become a legitimate news organization. This does not seem to bother the people who continue denying that it possesses a thoroughly ignorant mean streak dedicated to empowering the Republican Party.