Analyzing O'Reilly

We've been absolutely up to our necks with stories coming out of Washington, but truly, this was too good to not show, even if it's from a broadcast earlier in the week.

oreilly-bodylanguage1jpg.jpg The ongoing feud between Bill O'Reilly and NBC (and Joe Scarborough in particular) is a riot. Bill carried his obsession to a new level the other night, contacting a body language expert to analyze the movements of NBC commentators and concluding, in a broad, sweeping generalization, that the entire network has a deep-seated Bush hatred. Joe responds with an expert of his own to analyze O'Reilly's mannerisms. The results are not surprising.

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"He obsesses about his points. He mentions liberal...over and over again. 'I'm obsessed with this point about being a liberal and I'm gonna let you know and I'm gonna use my fingers for emphasis. And I'm gonna make alot of noise and alot of fury about nothing.' So, I don't think we have to pay too much attention to what he's doing because he's enjoying himself and he's doing alot of 'Here's my territory and I'm gonna protect it'."

I would love to see a full scale analysis of this interview with Donahue where the falafel king completely loses it.


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