Once in a while, Bill O’Reilly strays from the expected Fox News formula and surprises us with his politics, as he did in this clip from Monday’s “O’Reilly Factor,” in which he compares the bid by the conservative women’s group One Million Moms to boycott J.C. Penney for picking Ellen DeGeneres as its spokeswoman to McCarthyist witch hunts of the ’50s. Because members of the LBGTQ community also have the right to become corporate shills in this, our great nation. —KA
Update: DeGeneres herself weighed in about the J.C. Penney controversy on her own show, “Ellen,” on Wednesday. That clip follows O’Reilly’s below.