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Video: Dennis Miller On O'Reilly's Interview With Obama
Fox News The Factor ^ | 2/09/11 | Dennis Miller/Bill O'Reilly

Posted on 02/10/2011 6:01:19 AM PST by careyb

Edited on 02/10/2011 12:43:06 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

From last night's Factor.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: miller

1 posted on 02/10/2011 6:01:24 AM PST by careyb
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To: careyb

As far as I am concerned it was a waste of time.


2 posted on 02/10/2011 6:14:34 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: careyb

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.


3 posted on 02/10/2011 6:18:52 AM PST by Albion Wilde (Government does nothing as economically as the private sector. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: screaminsunshine

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)


4 posted on 02/10/2011 6:19:22 AM PST by Mr. K ("Diversity is an obstacle to be overcome, not a goal to be achieved" -Ann Coulter)
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To: screaminsunshine

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...


5 posted on 02/10/2011 6:20:41 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Albion Wilde

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”


6 posted on 02/10/2011 6:21:18 AM PST by Mr. K ("Diversity is an obstacle to be overcome, not a goal to be achieved" -Ann Coulter)
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To: careyb

Here is the direct link, without the blog -

http://video.foxnews.com/#/v/4532276/dennis-miller-in-no-spin-zone/?playlist_id=87937


7 posted on 02/10/2011 6:23:04 AM PST by shibumi (I am The Nexus One - I want more life, Baby I aint done!)
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To: Mr. K

BOR has gone over the edge.


8 posted on 02/10/2011 6:24:41 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: Thank You Rush; Albion Wilde

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.


9 posted on 02/10/2011 6:25:24 AM PST by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: screaminsunshine
But, but, but, Miller said BOR walked the 50/50 fine line...but failed to
do his job of asking the hard questions.

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.

10 posted on 02/10/2011 6:28:28 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: careyb
The BOzo administration probably told Oreilly to keep it down during the interview or suffer the consequences.
11 posted on 02/10/2011 6:29:22 AM PST by jetson
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To: Calvin Locke

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”.


12 posted on 02/10/2011 6:32:30 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: norge

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.


13 posted on 02/10/2011 6:35:16 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: Thank You Rush
What I don’t understand is why O’Reilly has spent every day since Sunday solicting compliments on the interview.

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.

14 posted on 02/10/2011 6:35:38 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: careyb

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!


15 posted on 02/10/2011 6:36:09 AM PST by EmilyGeiger ("January 29,2013....The end of an ERROR!)
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To: screaminsunshine

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.


16 posted on 02/10/2011 6:37:59 AM PST by hillarys cankles
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To: EmilyGeiger

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.


17 posted on 02/10/2011 6:39:07 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: hillarys cankles

I have not watched him in a while. I find him aggrivating.


18 posted on 02/10/2011 6:40:16 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: screaminsunshine
I stopped watching BOR a long while ago, his sneering smile got to me. It's all about him. I gave up on Beck too, but I still love Rush!
19 posted on 02/10/2011 6:43:45 AM PST by Ditter
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To: careyb
We would be hard pressed to find a FR interviewer who would be allowed to ask a second question.

I'm sure whatever the first question would be, it wouldn't be answered anyway.

20 posted on 02/10/2011 6:43:49 AM PST by martian622 (The Revolution is being televised.)
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To: Ditter

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.


21 posted on 02/10/2011 6:49:14 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: screaminsunshine
I stopped watching BOR several years ago. His arrogant posturing is sickening. He climbs all over who ever he is interviewing, like two people drowning, he shoves the other person under so he can get all the air.

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!

22 posted on 02/10/2011 6:51:55 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (Patriotic by Proxy! (Cause I'm a nutcase and it's someone Else's' fault!....))
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

BOR is no match for Chairman Obama.


23 posted on 02/10/2011 6:54:34 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: careyb; flaglady47; seenenuf; Bushbacker1; oswegodeee; Bizzy Bugz; Bob Ireland; gonzo; ...
The part of last night's Obama-Interview Celebratory Mass on the Factor that caught my attention was when Laura Ingraham called BO'R's bluff on his every-chance-he-can-get moral-equivalency of "far leftists" and "far right-wingers".

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.

Leni

24 posted on 02/10/2011 7:10:49 AM PST by MinuteGal (OK, BO'R....NAME the far-rightists you always morally compare to the far-leftists. Name names, NOW!)
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To: careyb

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.


25 posted on 02/10/2011 7:11:04 AM PST by drypowder
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To: xsmommy

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).


26 posted on 02/10/2011 7:13:25 AM PST by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: careyb

BOR had to switch to the dinner bet quickly. GOR is a useful idiot and a coward.


27 posted on 02/10/2011 7:16:29 AM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: paulycy
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.

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.

28 posted on 02/10/2011 7:19:48 AM PST by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: kevkrom
We had a live thread for the interview before the game. I found myself in the awkward position of sorta semi-defending/explaining to people why BOR wasn't hammering harder on zer0.

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.

29 posted on 02/10/2011 7:27:04 AM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: careyb

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.


30 posted on 02/10/2011 7:28:58 AM PST by driftless2 (For long-term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: norge

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.


31 posted on 02/10/2011 7:30:00 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: MinuteGal
Leni always says it just as it is and does not mince words. However she is always right on and uses the most interesting words to describe what she is saying.
Hurray for you Leni.
32 posted on 02/10/2011 7:33:04 AM PST by Bizzy Bugz
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; MinuteGal
***I stopped watching BOR several years ago. His arrogant posturing is sickening.***

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?

33 posted on 02/10/2011 7:34:20 AM PST by Bob Ireland (The Democrat Party is a criminal enterprise)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

Pawn Stars is hitting his ratings. Even Chumley could do better than BOR.


34 posted on 02/10/2011 7:40:54 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: MinuteGal

Big time bttt!!


35 posted on 02/10/2011 8:04:55 AM PST by Matchett-PI (Trent Lott on Tea Party candidates: "As soon as they get here, we need to co-opt them" 7/19/10)
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To: Bizzy Bugz; Bob Ireland; flaglady47; oswegodeee; seenenuf
Thanks for your comments.

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".

Leni

36 posted on 02/10/2011 8:13:10 AM PST by MinuteGal (OK, BO'R....NAME the far-rightists you always morally compare to the far-leftists. Name names, NOW!)
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To: EmilyGeiger; MinuteGal; Bob Ireland; mcmuffin
"Loved [Dennis Miller's] statement “ I wanted the President to come in with a necktie and leave with a neckbrace.”

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.

37 posted on 02/10/2011 8:26:47 AM PST by Matchett-PI (Trent Lott on Tea Party candidates: "As soon as they get here, we need to co-opt them" 7/19/10)
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To: careyb

I have lost respect for Miller, since the time he was making fun of Bob Dole, always carrying a pen.


38 posted on 02/10/2011 8:56:57 AM PST by duckman (My Grandma Isn't Shovel Ready!)
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To: MinuteGal
You can bet everything you own that in O'Reilly's world Freepers are the moral equivalencies of Far Left extremists.

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!!!!!

39 posted on 02/10/2011 9:43:54 AM PST by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: theKid51

Check out how BOR runs from the truth.


40 posted on 02/10/2011 2:06:20 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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