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Trial and Error

Bill O’Reilly Hearts Obama Girl

November 24, 2008 10:52 AM

Clearly, Bill O’Reilly wasn’t himself last week. Because he didn’t pounce at all when he interviewed Amber Lee Ettinger, better known as Obama Girl, on his show “The O’Reilly Factor.” Nothing, zero, and this is a woman who has OBAMA—the enemy, Bill!—in her stage name.

Yet he didn’t go all, well, all Bill O’Reilly on her. Instead he praised the model-turned-Web star for her entrepreneurial spirit and told her she is a “good-looking Jon Stewart.” Oh, Bill, you really are a softie, aren’t you!


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And why would he? He's not a monster, just because he doesn't swallow the Obama Kool-aid. She's entitled to her fawning opinion and he is gentleman enough to respect her. It's a good story and she's a likeable person; no need to engage in personal attacks. No surprise to me at all that he was nice, nor is your surprise that he didn't attack her any surprise to me.


Great interview. Loved his approach with her and the business. Hope to see more like this.


Wonder how many times he offered to use a falafel on her during the commercial breaks.

Doug, you obviously haven't seen the O'Really segment where he blames the "left-wing" "marxist" Obama administration for San Francisco's homeless problem. I am tired of people acting as though we have border controls and INS officials around San Francisco. This is a "free country" still, where Bill O'Really is "free" to spout all kinds of nonsense on the Idiot Box.

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