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This guy really shouldn't be on the radio (much less TV):

O'REILLY: All right. Well, what I'm tellin' you, [caller], is I think you're takin' it too seriously. You have a predominantly Christian nation. You have a federal holiday based on the philosopher Jesus. And you don't wanna hear about it? Come on, [caller] -- if you are really offended, you gotta go to Israel then. I mean because we live in a country founded on Judeo -- and that's your guys' -- Christian, that's my guys' philosophy. But overwhelmingly, America is Christian. And the holiday is a federal holiday honoring the philosopher Jesus. So, you don't wanna hear about it? Impossible.

From the December 3 broadcast of the nationally syndicated The Radio Factor with Bill O'Reilly

And prior offense below the fold:

"Reverend, you can go back to Africa if you want to. I mean, you could go and repatriate back to the continent or anywhere. Not any country will take U.S. citizens, but African countries will."

--Bill O'Reilly, to slavery reparations advocate Rev. Al Dixon (The O'Reilly Factor, 3/6/01)

http://www.fair.org/media-outlets/o'reilly.html

And that's not even getting into the fallafel-vibrator issues!

Any Democratic official on TV who is asked to defend Michael Moore should throw these two quotes right back at 'em.  If they don't, they don't deserve to be called Democrats.

Originally posted to pontificator on Thu Dec 16, 2004 at 09:10 AM PST.

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