Skip to comments.Video: Dennis Miller On O'Reilly's Interview With Obama
Posted on 02/10/2011 6:01:19 AM PST by careybEdited on 02/10/2011 12:43:06 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
From last night's Factor.
As far as I am concerned it was a waste of time.
You know, I was getting so ticked off last night watching Bill asking everyone to praise his interview that I turned it off before Miller time — and I’m a fairly regular viewer — so I’m glad you posted this. It was screaming funny; plus Miller got in a nicely-insulated rebuke of Bill’s approval-seeking.
It was worse than a waste of time.
It was “me me mee I’m as important as the superbowl and I know you want to see me before the game”, and a giant distraction from RONALD REAGANS 100th BIRTHDAY Festivities (which would have been better for the country to see)
What I don’t understand is why O’Reilly has spent every day since Sunday solicting compliments on the interview. It was an interview for goodness sake. Why ask 100 different people what they thought of it? I really DO understand why he’s doing it but it’s not a very flattering picture of O’Reilly...
I think you nailed it- I have had it with Bill O’Reilly
All week it has been - “Enough talk about me, lets talk about you- What did you think of my interview with the president”
Here is the direct link, without the blog -
BOR has gone over the edge.
I, too, am a regular viewer of O’R, and felt the interview was perfectly fine (the subject however, is another story).
But the self-aggrandizement that Bill has projected is pitiful.
BOR, naturally, changed the subject [to the game]. I can't remember,
but did BOR use his "FU" retort of "I'm just trying to be fair"?
And yes, it was a waste of time, but that's BOR's MO with BHO -
helping BHO obfuscate.
BOR is a boring chump who thinks he is important. Screw him. To me he is worthless. Who the Hell is he to decide what is “fair”.
i thought that Miller wasn’t his normal smiley self last night on BO, and couldn’t tell if it was him being torked that the Steelers lost and thus he lost his bet to Oreilly or if he was just not interested in kowtowing to Mr O’s solicitation of compliments. I thought it was great that he said what he did about what he had wanted to see Oreilly ask, that he didn’t.
Because nobody talked about it in the media. Nobody noticed that he interviewed the POTUS. It was so non-interesting, so non-news-making, so predictable and so unimportant that everybody simply forgot about it once it ended.
At least people griped about the bad half time show. But nobody talked about the interview.
BOR keeps trying to get people to notice him and give him props. Nobody will. He is stuck with the most watched, most boring interview in history. What a yawn.
And he can't stand it.
Dennis’ expression during that dialogue tells all. I believe he is as tired of O’Reilly’s boasting as we all are. Loved his statement “ I wanted the President to come in with a necktie and leave with a neckbrace.” Amen!
BOR is really screwing himself with his love for himself. He’s getting worse with every interview he does. INSUFFERABLE!!
Ive also had it with him talking about himself and his lame interview with the prez. 3 days and counting to see how far BOR goes with praising himself.
i totally agree, i don’t think he cracked so much as a smile during the entire segment, which is a departure from the norm for him.
I have not watched him in a while. I find him aggrivating.
I'm sure whatever the first question would be, it wouldn't be answered anyway.
Rush is the best. Beck is doing yeomans wark exposing the Communists that we have all known about for a long time so he seems a little redundant to us. But he is making a lot of average Joe’s aware. Thus the hate for him at socialist MSNBC. BOR...Ted Baxter Jr.
The guy's ego is astounding! The interview was pathetic and there were no actual controversial counter punches or opposition to the countless lies MaObama kept repeating.
Which proves that BOR does not have the intellect or the skills to be an Editorial commentator. Especially of the kind that he considers himself to be!
BOR is no match for Chairman Obama.
To the befuddled Bloviator, EVERYTHING bad in this country is perpetrated by BOTH of his favorite categories.....NEVER just the Left.
You can bet everything you own that in O'Reilly's world Freepers are the moral equivalencies of Far Left extremists.
Laura pinned his rear end to the wall by demanding he define the "far right" and name names.
Chicken-shiite O'Reilly demurred in naming names on the Right as he didn't want to "validate their views".....as though he could "validate" anything!
O'R then performed his usual slippery-eel SOP when he's backed into a corner by immediately overtalking Laura, cutting her off, getting in the final dismissive word and changing the subject.
Laura is about the ONLY regular on the Factor that challenges this obsessesive, egomaniacal populist-socialist/Obama defender/Free Republic hater. She corrects him, doesn't kiss his ring like his other regulars, and best of all, she will interrupt and overtalk HIM instead of the usual other way around....all the while retaining her cool and classiness.
One other thing. That body-language lady isn't the only one to pick up on facial expressions. If you've ever watched the eyebrow-raising and the looks of disgust on the faces of an increasing number of the Pinhead-in-Chief's regulars and guests, it's obvious they dislike and/or are appalled by him as much as I.
Dennis Miller's facial expressions picked up by the camera last night showed his disgust with O'Reilly's lunatic ravings in a barely concealed way, bless his heart....and guts.
For me, that charade O’Rilley is trying to sell as an interview cemented the fact that Fox is just another arm of the Government Media Complex. This country really needs to eliminate for good all foreign ownership of the American media.
Miller may have been “torked” that the Steelers lost, but I doubt he cared much about losing the bet.
However, I think he may have been as disgusted as many of us over Bill’s combination of week long preening and begging for compliments (which he gave himself quite liberally).
BOR had to switch to the dinner bet quickly. GOR is a useful idiot and a coward.
Anything that happens before kick-off during a Super Bowl pregame is pointless. From my understanding, this interview was even before pregame got rolling. That would make it less than pointless.
And O'Reilly sure as heck wasn't going to put Obama on the spot in any interview, let alone one set up to be a softball n the first place.
I think it was because the interview was never intended to be hard hitting. It was intended to be a self-serving commercial for both of them. And that's how it played out.
Neither of them said anything thing. Neither of them made a mistake. It was all showbiz and none of it was investigative politics. A commercial for BOR and a campaign stop for zer0.
The American people recognized it for what it was and instantly forgot about it. BOR is ticked off that they did.
I didn’t watch that interview and don’t particularly care. All interviews of politicians are basically wastes of times even if I agree with the pol being interviewed. There was no way in h... O’Reilly was going to get Obama to admit he was a socialist. You can lay the facts out one after the other to pols like Obama, as Charles Gibson (no conservative) did before the election, concerning taxes. You will never get a straight answer.
He’s a blowhard, no way around it. Bernie Goldberg was funny when he started out by saying “you did an interview? i wasn’t aware” but then he proceeded to kiss up to bill, which so many of them do, just to be able to go on his show.
This states my position well; a couple of years ago I wrote the editors and programmers at FNC to express my fatigue with this bloviator... how he has the hubris to talk over a US Senator who is trying to answer one of his questions... the same thing - perhaps worse - about Neil Cavuto. They will shout over a distinguished guest as if the guest were an errant boy / girl scout.
I told FNC that I lost interest in BO'R during the 2nd Bush Gulf War, when he would have some GENERAL on and try to tell him how to fight a war... how much more preposterous can one arrogant twit be?
Pawn Stars is hitting his ratings. Even Chumley could do better than BOR.
Big time bttt!!
Bill O'Reilly cares about only two things, shilling himself as a name-brand plus peddling his politics which he presents as 'middle-of-the-road'.....you know, the part of the road with the yellow stripe smack up the middle.
He thinks this position is "fair and balanced". This results in his twisted thinking that "I'll do some things as sort of a moderate-conservative one night and some things as a liberal-socialist another night so that I'll be thought of as ending up in the middle between the un-fair and un-balanced boobs on either side of me."
This sums up his idea of what journalistic objectivity means.
However, it's really all about his watered-down or non-existent principles, his posturing and his image-molding.
Mr. O'Reilly is blissfully oblivious to the fact that being "fair and balanced" is NOT the same as "I'm going after the TRUTH regardless of where it takes me, whether it be on one side or the other".
The only reason I watch and analyze this Pied Piper with the enticing leprechaun grin is that he reaches a large audience which he'd love to lead to a glorious land of perpetual slumber where the will to see, hear and fight evil and the enemies of the Republic is blunted and dismissed with him always giving himself "the last word".
Of course, the night before Ted Baxter (aka BOR) and Bernie Goldberg both bashed the emails they got expressing that same sentiment, as "HATE-MAIL" coming from "right-wing extremists".
To be consistent, BOR should have said the same thing about Miller's remarks and refuse to have such a "hate-filled rignt-wing-extremist" on his show again.
The comical thing about BOR is the fact that he doesn't even know it when its HIM that falls into his own traps.
I have lost respect for Miller, since the time he was making fun of Bob Dole, always carrying a pen.
He's gone after us in the past. He has no conviction on any subject, unless it has something to do with children. The only person or thing that is REALLY important to him is, himself!!!!!
Check out how BOR runs from the truth.
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