Bombastic Fox News host Bill O'Reilly got into a confrontation with an Obama aide after O'Reilly started screaming at him as he tried to get Barack Obama's attention following a rally here.
The incident was triggered when O'Reilly--with a Fox News crew shooting--was screaming at Obama National Trip Director Marvin Nicholson "Move" so he could get Obama's attention, according to several eyewitnesses. "O'Reilly was yelling at him, yelling at his face," a photographer shooting the scene said.
O'Reilly grabbed Nicholson's arm, said "move" and shoved him, another eyewitness said. Nicholson, who is 6'8 said O"Reilly called him "low class." Secret Service agents came after O'Reilly pushed Nicholson and the agents flanked O'Reilly...read on
O'Reilly blows his stack and acts like a jackass which is typical for him to do on his show. He's just lucky he wasn't a left winger at a Republican event or he would have probably been arrested and locked up for the rest of the weekend. Hope08 has a diary up at Kos. "I was watching CPAN live event in Nashua and after the rally when Obama was shaking hands I noticed he got into a conversation with this man who seemed to be insisting on something."
Jane Hamsher says: "Jonah Goldberg predicted it. Glen Reynolds nodded in sage assent. The campaign of Barack Obama will inevitably lead to violence on the campaign trail. I seriously think certain segments of American political life will become completely unhinged," said Goldberg. We scoffed. And yet -- it has come to pass."
Obama has pretty much shut out FOX news ever since they started to smear him with this phony "Madrassa story" that CNN did a little reporting on and debunked it.