Posted by Jeff from d53-251-230.try.wideopenwest.com (126.96.36.199) on Thursday, February 20, 2003 at 3:31PM :
Media Whore Bill O'Reilly: Mad Dog of the Airwaves
by NOT IN OUR NAME
Media Whore Bill O'Reilly: Mad Dog of the Airwaves On February 4th, during a live interview on the Fox News program "The
O'Reilly Factor," media personality Bill O'Reilly verbally attacked
Jeremy M. Glick, a signer of the Not In Our Name "Statement of
Conscience" whose father was killed in the World Trade Center on
Bill O'Reilly has referred to the signers of the Statement
as "anti-American" and has said they should be "held accountable" for
the expression of their dissenting opinion. After cutting short the
interview Bill O'Reilly threatened Mr. Glick, a professor at Rutgers
University and teacher in the state prisons system, with physical
The following day, Bill O'Reilly continued his attacks on Mr. Glick
by falsely claiming that Mr. Glick "was out of control and spewing
The transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor" itself shows that
these statements are wrong.
What Mr. Glick said was "Why would I want to further brutalize and punish the people of Afghanistan.
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