On Jan. 18 Bill O’Reilly and Stephen Colbert will exchange appearances on each other’s shows, putting news TV’s highest-rated windbag in direct contact with a satire of himself. Fans wait anxiously to see who will do a better job of faking righteous indignation.

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Already, the verbal jabs are promising an entertaining show. When questioned about his appearance on the Colbert Report, Bill O’Reilly said, “I’m really looking forward to speaking to a man who owes his entire career to me.” Stephen Colbert countered by saying, “I look forward to the evening. It is an honor to speak face-to-face with a broadcasting legend, and I feel the same way about Mr. O’Reilly.” With his ability to hold a mirror up to right-wing fascists, is it possible that Colbert may just “nail” O’Reilly as bad as he did the president at the White House Correspondents Dinner?

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