You just can't make this stuff up. Bill O'Reilly whose jihad against abortion provider Dr. George Tiller contributed to a climate of hate in which the doctor was murdered, thinks that those who stand up for LGBT rights are terrorists. Seriously, that's what the divinely inspired Bill said on yesterday's Fox & Friends where he also proclaimed himself defender of the faith!
Brian Kilmeade began by asking O'Reilly, via a phone connection, if he was surprised by the reaction to this "whole religious freedom law." The banner pimped the VERY IMPORTANT FOX MESSAGE that those who oppose the Indiana anti-LGBT law are bullies: "Bullied Over Beliefs, Pizza Owners Attacked For Supporting RFRA Law" - a reference to threats against an Indiana pizza parlor whose owners admitted that they would refuse to cater a gay wedding. (Funny, while the nice Fox Christians are upset about this obviously bad behavior, they don't seem to be upset about a nasty act of vandalism against the only abortion clinic in Mississippi.)
The banner read "Freedom Under Fire" as Monsignor Bill preached. He said he wasn't surprised because "if you link everything together, we just heard about the terror attack in Kenya on Christians, you've got two things in play, you've got the Muslim jihadists, they want to kill Christians and they're doing it all over the world. And then in the United States and Western Europe, you have a civil war between the secular progressive movement and the traditional religious people. So in both cases, Christians are targets, so I'm not suprised." As he spoke, video of nice, Christian tchotchke at the targeted Pizza parlor, was shown. He referenced how there are "a lot of cautionary things" going on that "people should know about, "it's not as simple as black and white."
Hasselbeck noted that Indian was going to "tweak" the bill and asked Bill, "who speaks for every man," to opine on, drum roll please, the aforementioned pizza parlor "that's getting death threats and forced to close down." Bill bloviated about "the totalitarian left" (Oh, the irony) "is out of control in America" because - wait for it - the liberal media "sympathizes with the fascists."
He claimed that the media is spinning a false narrative when they say that those who are "sticking up for the unborn," are anti-woman and waging a war on women's reproductive rights which, of course, is what is happening. He whined that the evil media says that those who oppose gay marriage, based on the bible, are homophobes and bigots. (Ya think?) He whined about how, once the media promotes this false narrative, entertainers attack the nice Christians, such as himself. He wanted to know where "the leadership is on the religious front." (Guess Bill doesn't know that the Indiana Catholic Church fully supported the original anti-gay law.)
Tucker Carlson mentioned how the right's favorite lesbian, Tammy Bruce, is aghast at how gays are part of "the mob against the little guy" and played video of her Fox appearance. O'Reilly then claimed that he "didn't want to demonize the gay community" (WTF?) because the negative reactions include other forces of the scary "far left." He advised the pizza people and others with similar views to not respond to the press and leave their defense to those "in the traditional communities." (Like the Christian hate groups like the Family Research Council - now there's some credibility)
As if we didn't know, Bill said he is Catholic and his church opposes gay marriage. He lamented that no prominent Catholic clergyman is publicly promoting this belief. He acknowledged that gays have been bullied and "don't want to be singled out for discrimination." He accused gay "extremists" for "taking that reality and hurting other people." He saved the best for last when he lamented how he "has to be in the leadership of defending people of faith."
Poor Bill, the media papacy is a tough job. But seriously, those who oppose the Indiana law are terrorists. Does Bill know that several liberal Protestant denominations are part of that group? Oh, right, Bill's religion is the only true faith as Fox is the only fair & balanced news source. Oh, right....
And memo to Bill - the majority of Catholics, especially the youth, support same sex marriage. Either the clergy isn't doing their job or Catholics aren't buying the product!
Le’t talk to Billy. Your real opponents are your colleagues.
Does it trouble you that Hannocchio prefers to promote A.D. The Bible Continues, a special series on NBC, rather than Killing Jesus, which is shown on Fox. The same network that pays his salary? We don’t think he would intentionally try to take viewers away from your movie, but we both know how underhanded he is behind-the-scenes.
The suits in charge lack good judgement. A real executive would never allow their hosts to promote another network’s show when it competes against their own. It’s no secret certain people don’t like you in the first place, and you know them.
Focus your venom on your real opponents who share the same building with you. Certain individuals want your time slot. The battle is fierce and they won’t quit until they have it.
Or is that information not relevant because of “The Factors” ratings????