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Bill O’Reilly Remains True to Form

It was only a couple weeks ago when Bill O’Reilly was on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bill was promoting his new book. He and Stewart sparred but there was no meaningful exchanges. It was only a week earlier when Jon Stewart was on the O’Reilly Factor. Stewart mentioned that O’Reilly had become “the reasonable one.” This was true. Over the last two or three years, Glenn Beck is become the wild and crazy face of right-wing politics. Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly have become reasonable. O’Reilly doesn’t want reasonable. Reasonable does not sell books. So, O’Reilly goes on The View.

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Obama with Barbara Walters

Barack Obama held an interview with Barbara Walters of ABC News and even on the opening question it is beautifully apparent how Barack Obama won the election. Barbara Walters asks, as he prepares to lead the country, what his biggest fear is. This sounds like an innocent question. Maybe it was. I can promise you that right wing extremists like Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity leaned toward the television when they heard that question. The president of the United States should fear no one; therefore, it is important how he answers this question. Barack Obama reframes the question with a statement.

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The View – Hillary's Non-Speech

My mother watches The View. I work. I talk with my mother frequently and she told me about The View’s discussion on the morning after Hillary Clinton’s non-concession speech. This is a very good discussion.

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