When O’Reilly urged an end to tagging Bush as a “liar,” scolded Cindy Sheehan for calling the insurgents “freedom fighters” and urged people to be “very careful with what we say" in disparaging others, Letterman took him to task: "Well, and you should be very careful with what you say also." Letterman demanded: "How can you possibly take exception with the motivation and the position of someone like Cindy Sheehan?" And he tried to discredit O’Reilly’s contention: “Have you lost family members in armed conflict?" When O'Reilly conceded that "no, I have not," Letterman castigated him: "Well, then you can hardly speak for her, can you?"
Wednesday, 4 January 2006
Letterman Still Cool
I can't remember how I got there but some bunch called Newsbusters — exposing and combating Liberal Media Bias, no less — fail to notice that it's right-wing shit-talker Bill O'Reilly who's getting a verbal smack down in their transcript: