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Liberal Media Destroys Bill O'Reilly's Career

  1. crankalicious profile image93
    crankaliciousposted 13 months ago

    This is a sad day.

    The failing New York Times ran a smear campaign against Bill O'Reilly printing baseless claims about him sexually harassing women. After public outrage over nothing, companies started pulling their ads and public pressure mounted leading Fox News to fire him.

    What do you think?

    1. Credence2 profile image81
      Credence2posted 13 months agoin reply to this

      This is a great day, the frog mouth of the airwaves has finally been silenced. O'Reilly only has himself to blame, do you really think that a rightwing mouthpiece like Fox News would have even considered canning O'Reilly if there were not a compelling reason?

      He is a pompous and arrogant man and to him I say, Good Riddance!

      To the Right: blaming the so called 'liberal media' is proving to be less and less effective over time. And there are yet to be more upheavals in store.

  2. Kathleen Cochran profile image83
    Kathleen Cochranposted 13 months ago

    O'Reilly destroyed his own career by his actions.  He apparently got away with them for far too long, as did others at FOX.  I hope this action starts a chain reaction in other corporations because FOX is surely not the only toxic environment for women out there.

    1. promisem profile image96
      promisemposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Kathleen, isn't it odd that Fox and O'Reilly paid out $13 million to settle sexual harrassment claims and avoid multiple trials, but his supporters deny any wrongdoing?

      1. wilderness profile image97
        wildernessposted 13 months agoin reply to this

        Only an idiot would deny the possibility of wrongdoing.  But when the spin and claim is that there IS wrongdoing without it ever being proven, well, there's not much difference now is there?

        1. rhamson profile image77
          rhamsonposted 13 months agoin reply to this

          He does seem to be a victim of his own success.

          1. jackclee lm profile image81
            jackclee lmposted 13 months agoin reply to this

            Bill will be fine on his own. He is podcasting from his we site. Just wondering where is the other revelations on liberal
            talk show hosts...the selective outrage over sexual harrassment is very telling. Hollywood is the sewer compared to fox.

    2. gmwilliams profile image86
      gmwilliamsposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      +1,000,000,000,000,000!  While O'Reilly is fired from FOX, no need to worry.  His net worth is in the millions w/his books.  He is still a BRAND despite being fired by FOX.  He is definitely not the average Joe Shmoe who was fired from his job.  He still has possibilities of employment because of his brand.  Remember he is a celebrity & celebrities ALWAYS RISE.

  3. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 13 months ago

    Well now, that's interesting.  Crackalicious says the claims are baseless, Kathleen says they most definitely occurred. 

    Perhaps it could all be settled with a link to a court case finding O'Reilly guilty of sexual harassment?

  4. Kathleen Cochran profile image83
    Kathleen Cochranposted 13 months ago

    Wilderness:  Sometimes actions speak with or without a court case.

    1. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      And sometimes (very often in politics) actions are exaggerated and distorted beyond any reasonable "speaking".  They are even made up out of nothing all for reasons from revenge to money to hate and many more. seem prudent to require proof of actions before believe they occurred or that they were as described.

  5. psycheskinner profile image82
    psycheskinnerposted 13 months ago

    I would say capitalism destroyed his job, he lost the advertisers needed to pay for the program.

    He still has a career and a few billion dollars, so boo hoo.

  6. Kathleen Cochran profile image83
    Kathleen Cochranposted 13 months ago

    Google: Where are they now?   The names of the once rich and famous never ends.