As our readers know, Bill O'Reilly has been trying to abolish the notion that racism is still a problem for African Americans in the United States and that it's the "white establishment" which is the real minority in our country. Even Megyn Kelly destroyed his argument supporting his idiotic stance on white privilege, but he was not deterred. Instead Bill used Asian Americans as a new defense to support his ludicrous claimss.
Bill still goes on and on about the "fantasy" of white privilege and shifts the focus onto black leaders who instead of helping their race, practice in what he calls the grievance industry. Stephen Colbert did the honors and took him on over that one with a brilliant take down: Colbert Makes A Mockery Of O'Reilly's Complaints About 'Grievance Industrial Complex'
Wednesday night, BillO debated the idea with Jon Stewart and had his tail kicked from pillar to post throughout the whole segment, even admitting that there is white privilege but tried to deny its effects on minorities by using his tired old argument that if blacks work hard (like conservatives) and be honest (like BillO), they too can still succeed.
“You are carrying more of a burden as a black person in this country than a white person in this country,” Stewart told O’Reilly.
“Collectively, yes,” O’Reilly responded. “But not –”
“Individually,” Stewart said, completing the thought. “They don’t stop and frisk Wall Street bankers, even though they’ve done far more damage to the economy.”
O’Reilly has repeatedly denied the existence of “white privilege” — a term that has been accepted in academic circles for decades — on his show. But Stewart explained to him that the phenomenon is a result of “the system” being established by white men.
“There has been a systemic — systemic — systematized subjugation of the Black community,” Stewart told O’Reilly. “Would you not agree with that?”
As the segment wound down, Jon said he wasn't the best debater on this topic, but sure had fun doing it. For Bill, not so much.