January 16, 2015

The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur let war mongers Bill O'Reilly and Lindsey Graham have it for the recent flame throwing following the terrorist attack in Paris and their calls to start a religious war with all of Islam.

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After playing back some of the hateful rhetoric we've heard from the two of them over the last week, Cenk reminded everyone just how much they have in common with the people they want to go to war with.

UYGUR: So the fundamentalists on both sides agree, they would all love a religious war and in that religious war, us in the middle, we all get harmed. It's our sons and daughters that are going to have to fight that war and it doesn't mater, as O'Reilly once comically said, no he covers wars too. War's effective. He said he covered four wars with a pen. Oh my God, well if you've got a pen O'Reilly and if you're sitting at your Fox News studio, well send other people's kids to die in your crusade. These are dangerous, dangerous people. Fundamentalists of a feather flock together, okay?

And so these guys are very similar and look, you know, you think, no that's not fair. These guys don't encourage violence. Are you kidding me? Lindsey Graham voted for tremendous violence and has encouraged war after war. We went to Iraq based on what Lindsey Graham said and over 100,000 civilians and some ranges are far greater than that dying in Iraq. Civilians! Hundreds of thousands of civilians died, let alone over 5000 American soldiers, tens of thousands of soldiers wounded all because Lindsey Graham says we're in a religious war.

Yes, our fundamentalists also cause tremendous violence, sometimes record breaking violence. And O'Reilly covering all these controversies that he has created with a pen in his comfortable studio. He also here in America encouraged their own fundamentalists. He kept talking about abortion provider George... Dr. Tiller and he said Tiller the baby killer, Tiller the baby killer until a fundamentalists Christian went and shot and killed Dr. Tiller, okay? But, no, no, no, no, it's only their fundamentalists that are the bad guys. Believe me, fundamentalists of all different stripes, they all agree, violence is the answer and we should all go to war over our religions.

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