When Bill O’Reilly left for vacation on April 11, he stressed that the break was pre-planned to counter the notion that it had something to do with with the New York Times’ revelation that five women were paid $13 million to settle harassment claims against him. A week later, it looks increasingly unlikely that he’ll ever return to his show. New York’s Gabriel Sherman reported on Tuesday afternoon that “the Murdochs are leaning toward announcing that O’Reilly will not return to the air,” according to three sources. Later that evening multiple outlets said support for O’Reilly is eroding within Fox News.
Halleluia! It took too long for this know it all, big bag of hot air, Ted Baxter impersonator to get canned! I, for one, had had enough of this bloated egoist since about 15 years ago! I really couldn´t stand to watch him - blahhhh!
It has gotten to the point where anybody could say something negative about O´Reilly and idiots will believe it. I could say I saw Bill twenty years ago while shopping at Macy´s in NYC and he glared at me while I was trying on shoes. BIG DEAL!
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The Advocate, 4/19/2017 7:24:05 AM (No. 11226354)
"Baby" Murdochs are lefties and BOR was effective in helping to elect Trump. They want him out of way to weaken Trump- and Conservatives. Sick of these whiny Feminists. Stand up for yourself or leave. Allegations that he " leered" at someone who wasn´t even an employee from 10 years ago are ludicrous. Left wants to remove an effective Conservative voice- saw Bushie Perino tonight - no thanks- we know who she. Represents and not interested in Bush Dynasty. Will DVD Tucker and Hannity and the rest can join CNN in oblivion.
Eric Bolling´s been doing Fridays for Bill for years, it seems. And Dana Perino has done the slot twice this week, and she seems to to be the risingest star there. Good chance they´ll split the duties to see who the viewers like best (better?).
Not Dana peRINO!!! Beside her political views...her screechy voice when she stats to get obnoxious....wow, it´s like an ice pick in the ear! But how she screamed and screeched at Eric Boling accusing him of trying to get a job with TRUMP was totally unacceptable and unprofessional showing us what she´s really made of.
So screech on sister but do it on MSNBC!
I bet that if Bill wasn´t wealthy and made some pass at some woman they wouldn´t pay any attention to him. But because he has some money they will pounce on him for whatever they could get, either fame of fortune.
Rock on BIll even though you have fallen from where you were originally you should stand up to some of these woman that want your money. There will always be leaches...on both side. It would make for great TV. s/o
Guess that leaves me with Greg Gutfeld´s show to watch on Fox. I used to think he show was pretty lame, then got to liking it. Very tired of the Fox ´stable´ of long haired ladies. They must have long days. They´re on from early morning until late at night. Liked Tucker Carlson when he first started but now he gets muted too when the lib guests start running their mouths and won´t stop talking. Tired of Dana Perino´s dog (and Dana Perino too). She even had him on a show last week, it was his birthday and he was in a chair at the table. Gack. I guess it´s time to give up on Fox News. I did hear O´Reilly talking about fake lawsuits while he was still on the air so is he or isn´t he guilty.
Mark Steyne would be BRILLIANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! As for Dana Perino, a little of her goes a long long way; ditto Bolling. I am not a big O´Reilly watcher, but absolutely avoid the show when either of the two are taking over. And as to Juan Williams, "Oh My GOSH!!!!!!!!!!!"
If you can´t see that this OLD news being spun as NEW news is an orchestrated effort to pick off our conservative voices one by one, then there is no hope for us. The leftoid wagon of personal destruction is rolling down the street, aiming for our very few successful media figureheads---just like a literal version of the terrorists´ technique of mowing down victims with vehicles. This BOR news is not NEW. You´ve got to ask yourself WHY is it being revived NOW? Can´t you see that this is an orchestrated effort to discredit WTP--- probably being run behind the curtain in Moorea? The goal is to have no media opposition left so that by the midterms in 2018 there will be no outlet for our viewpoint? They won´t stop with O´Reilly. Rush, Hannity and Levin will be next. They all have skeletons in their closets. These guys need our support and they need it NOW! WHY is it the left can count on us bailing on each other---why can they count on us making judgments about a person who hasn´t said a single word on the subject? It doesn´t matter a bit if you like BOR or not. Can´t you see the forest through the trees? Instead of letting the MSM divide us by spoon-feeding us old news which they hope will spark our moral outrage, we should instead be calling FOX and demanding that they keep O´Reilly or we will collectively STOP watching ANYTHING on FOX at all.
I like Mark Steyn´s writing, including his sense of humor. Hard to listen to him, it takes him too long to vocalize the thought...I´ve heard him replace Rush and wound up changing the station even though I agree with him.
I think the Murdoch "boys" should be careful. O"Reilly may flirt, or even leer (?) but he certainly never raped or bloodied as did our fabled ex President Clinton, nor slept with 1/2 the staff as did unlovable David Letterman, a Dem, or................I really don´t think this is about sexual harassment, but about wounding the brand. I am female, a Conservative woman, and old enough to know whether I am offended, without George Soros and Company pushing the issue. (I am also old enough to boycott the boycotting sponsors and remember when "they" pulled the same stuff with Rush Limbaugh years ago, Snapple in particular, and the brand went down 70% in sales and has never regained its glory.) The Murdoch youngness´ may be destroying the whole deal, ticking us all off.
I agree with #20. Since the Left’s dirty tricks have been unsuccessful against President Trump they have turned their arsenal towards any leading conservative voice. I’ve never cared for Mr. O’Reilly, even during his heyday, but this current smear job is blatantly obvious. It also highlights a major difference between the Left and the Right; the Left will uniformly support any of their number under attack whether the charges are true or false, while the Right will abandon those that the attackers have separated from the herd whether the charges are true or false. This point is made often and the reasons vary from publicly upholding conservative values, to just plain cowardice and complicity with the Uniparty agenda.
Allegations of ungentlemanly behavior have been a staple in the political arena since the first election was held casting seashells. Despite defiant calls of “girrrl power” and the feminists insisting they can handle anything “just like a man,” they’re still adamant that the culture protect them against cads. Even as they mock chivalry when it opens a door for them, they are adamant that the chivalric code be enforced when the supposed perpetrator is a non-Lefty. Cognitive dissonance is a way of life for those with the goal to “totally transform America.”
Since false sexual charges against men are not a new phenomenon by any means and unsubstantiated claims are the staple of the Left, the current O’Reilly flap spotlights the wisdom of VP Pence’s practice to never be alone with a woman not his wife. The obvious reason the Pence’s were attacked for their traditional ways of protecting their marriage was because those practices make it impossible to smear with easy sexual innuendo. I bet old Bill now wishes he had stayed with wife #1.
I agree with above posters that this is an attempt to pick off vocal and powerful voices that present politically incorrect stories.
Yes, O´Reilly has become way too full of himself, BUT, he is the only consistent media voice to talk about crime and illegal immigrants He gave voice to Kate Steinle and her family. He is the ONLY one. That started the entire movement of victims´ families coming forward and propelled Trump to embrace those families during the campaign.
O´Reilly has never, ever backed down on this issue and for that he must be silenced.
I´m sick to death of these so-called women´s groups who are marching around in dizzying distress over so-called sexual harassment claims. The fact that they never said ONE WORD about either President Clinton or Hillary Clinton as an enabler during her election, has shown they have ZERO credibility.
O´Reilly should be supported. I keep waiting for Roger Ailes to start another network. Do it Roger with your money, O´Reilly´s money and Rush and Hannity´s money. Do it now!
Mark Steyn is OK is small bites but I find him hard to listen to when he´s filling in for Rush. He rambles and ducks and dives and just very hard to get. And then to listen every day for an hour is a bit much. Either he has to clean up his delivery or ....oh well.
The Murdock boys are determined to work to see the NWO locked in place. There will be no holding of breath to see who is chosen to replace Bill. We now realize these boys have a plan to silence the majority of voters in giving them no choice, no refuge.
With no FOX, might there be something better on the horizon? We can only pray.
The accusations against BOR are much less serious than those about the actions of Clinton. . . mostly smart Alec comments which we KNOW is the norm for BOR. This whole thing is the definition of leftist smearing and I´m sorry it seems to be working. The network paying off theses snowflakes was just an invitation to all. . . invent whatever you want and we´ll pay you a bundle. What did they expect to happen after that? Sadly, since it worked her in achieving the leftists´ goals, we´ll see it repeated ad nauseam.
Mark Steyn would be a great replacement for O´Reilly, although I am sick and tired of the left taking out its enemies. I think O´Reilly should stay unless these harassment stories are true which would indicate he has a mental illness. I always am happy when Mark Steyn hosts for Rush. Much more amusing, less repetitious and far less in the tank for the Republican party. He´s so much better than Rush that I wonder whether he could keep it up day after day.
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mary Ellen, 4/19/2017 3:45:24 PM (No. 11226970)
MSNBC, RACHEL, CNN, MIKA AND JOE, MATTHEWS, ET AL, are laughing up their sleeves at this. BOR isn´t any worse than the aforementioned list of jackals. Maybe if the women at Fox didn´t wear clothing three times too small they wouldn´t be leered at. Yes I know, I´m blaming the "victims". Nope, I´m blaming the Murdochs. I hope they, and Fox, go down in flames.
#46 I´m in agreement with you. It´s not that O´Reilly raped someone. He was unlucky on hitting on women that seems to be the problem. So they punish him Duh! Let´s see now I guess MSNBC doesn´t care that Joe & Mika were and still are having a fling even though they were both married. Now they legalized it they got divorced. How about Old man Murdoch isn´t he on his 3rd young wife. Being politically correct is going to be the ruination of this country and the world. I´m a woman and I could probably say that some of these women are not as innocent as they claim to be. We all went through this BS at work and survived. I´m sure liberal Gloria Allred and her daughter meme are celebrating somewhere in the sanctuary of California tonight.
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