After a week where a good deal of the featured speakers at the 2012 Democratic National Convention had Bill O'Reilly's head ready to explode on a regular basis, Bill-O decided to sound off in his Talking Points Memo this Monday evening on Fox, and
September 11, 2012

After a week where a good deal of the featured speakers at the 2012 Democratic National Convention had Bill O'Reilly's head ready to explode on a regular basis, Bill-O decided to sound off in his Talking Points Memo this Monday evening on Fox, and go after them one by one and charge them with being "left wing loons" and extremists. I guess "extremism" is on the eye of the beholder.

O'Reilly really is a disgusting piece of work. He's never taken an ounce of responsibility for the murder he helped provoke of Dr. George Tiller. And he continues to this day to go on the air week after week and demonize and dehumanize those he disagrees with, lying all the way and distorting their words and what they stand for.

If O'Reilly wanted to have an honest discussion on policy and disagreements there, that would be one thing, but you can't do that when one side has created an alternative reality with no basis in facts. It's much easier to fling garbage at those you don't like and and name call than to try to defend the indefensible, so that's what we got from O'Reilly. Sandra Fluke isn't asking for the government to pay for birth control. Peggy Noonan should be the last person to call someone a "ninny, a narcissist, and a fool." Caroline Kennedy hasn't embarrassed anyone. And President Obama has not "embraced the radical" anything. But that's not going to stop O'Reilly from telling his audience just that.

Transcript below the fold.

My journeys to Tampa and Charlotte were instructive but not very exciting. The Republican convention featured three main messages. The President has failed to improve the economy and has no clue on what to do next but Mitt Romney does and can improve things. And that's it. It took four days to get that out.

Things are a bit more complicated on the Democratic side as that party is divided. Traditional Democrats continue to support President Obama but seem a bit uneasy with the radical turn the party is taking.

I mean look at the prime time speakers. The head of Planned Parenthood who wants abortion without limits with taxpayers' funding. And just to make sure we didn't miss that point, Sandra Fluke was given a high profile speaking slot to put forth her vision of the country.


SANDRA FLUKE: An America in which states humiliate women by forcing us to endure invasive ultrasounds that we don't want and our doctors say that we don't need; an America in which access to birth control is controlled by people who will never use it.


O'REILLY: Now, Ms. Fluke came across as smug and immature in my opinion. In fact, writing in the "Wall Street Journal" Peggy Noonan called Ms. Fluke a quote, "ninny, a narcissist, and a fool", unquote.

Dennis Miller also had a great line. He said, "The Democrats are for cradle to grave entitlements. It's getting to the cradle that's the hard part." Then it was Caroline Kennedy who offended millions of Christians worldwide when she said this.


CAROLINE KENNEDY, AUTHOR: As a Catholic woman I take reproductive health seriously and today it is under attack. This year alone, more than a dozen states have passed more than 40 restrictions on women's access to reproductive healthcare. That's not the kind of future I want for my daughters or your daughters.

Now isn't the time to roll back the rights we were winning when my father was president.


O'REILLY: Well, for the record, Ms. Kennedy's mother and father, the President and Jackie, were not pro-choice at least not publicly. They did not embarrass their church. Well, the embarrassments continue with the Democrats initially taking the word God out of their platform and then trying to put God back in.


MAYOR ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA: I will do that one more time. All those delegates in favor say aye.


VILLARAIGOSA: All those delegates opposed say no.


VILLARAIGOSA: In the opinion of the chair, two thirds have voted in the affirmative, the motion is adopted, and the platform has been amended as shown on the screen. Thank you very much.


O'REILLY: Well, you are welcome. Booing God.

Now, "Talking Points" does not believe there is a war on women or Hispanics Americans or black Americans or anybody else. "T-Points" believes the economy is bad and the Democratic Party should spend the bulk of its time trying to fix that rather than ginning up phony controversies and promoting divisive class warfare. I simply cannot figure out why President Obama has handed his party over to extremists.

The biggest positive in Charlotte was Bill Clinton, a moderate Democrat. If Mr. Obama thinks Planned Parenthood and Sandra Fluke are going to get him elected he is making a major mistake. Most Americans aren't ideologues; they just want to give themselves and their families a decent life. Mr. Obama is misreading the country's mood and his speech demonstrated that. Most Americans still like him and many will vote for him again.

But the more he embraces the radical left, the more he shows disdain for American tradition and that includes capitalism, the more likely it is that he will lose. The President knows he has not fulfilled his promise to return the nation to prosperity.

So the long knives and the loons are out, hoping to distract the voting public. That's not going to work this time.

And that's "The Memo."

Let's hope what doesn't work this time is the likes of O'Reilly throwing red meat to those who are foolish enough to think the network he works for is "news."


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