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.
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.
"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.