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‘Daily Show’: The O’Reilly Pinhead Factor

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

Fox News mainstay Bill O’Reilly enjoyed a petal-strewn welcome on his return visit to “The Daily Show” on Monday to pitch his new book, but it wasn’t exactly a love-in between him and Jon Stewart, especially after O’Reilly’s unfortunate attempt at drone humor.  —KA

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By BR549, September 30, 2010 at 12:21 pm Link to this comment

This was the most civil I’ve ever seen O’Reilly, although he’s still an arrogant ass.

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By Inherit The Wind, September 30, 2010 at 4:57 am Link to this comment

So Stewart made the point: O’Reilly is the smartest bear in the Fox Noise zoo.  Also, it sounds like Bill-O ain’t too fond of Glenn Beck.  I’m guessing it’s because:

a) Beck’s beating O’Reilly in the numbers.
b) Beck’s a weird, strange putz who doesn’t know how to actually interact with other people.  For all his shit-head qualities, Bill-O knows how to do THAT!

Bill-O’s sharp enough to realize that Stewart is razor-sharp, lightning-fast, and able to slip in barbs while being “nice”.  And O’Reilly can handle it to sell his book.  Beck, like Rush Limbaugh, can NOT handle being questioned—he imploded on “The View”!

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By Shenonymous, September 29, 2010 at 4:08 am Link to this comment

It is marginally funny.  Stewart has a knack of slipping in barbs that
hit their mark.  O’Reilly’s head could fit through the eye of a needle.
He never says anything of very much importance.  Why Stewart even
booked him is beyond reason except maybe to show how vacuous
O’Reilly remains.

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By Robespierre115, September 29, 2010 at 2:42 am Link to this comment

Funny moments but…this was just pointless blithering. This is what “political debate” has been reduced to in America.

Not sound conservative, but sometimes we could learn something from the “good old days”:

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