Skip to comments.O'Reilly Endorses Amnesty After Secret 'Gang of 8' Meeting; Laura Ingraham Shreds Him For It
Posted on 06/23/2013 3:00:40 PM PDT by montag813
Bill O'Reilly shocked the conservative blogosphere when he came right out and endorsed the 'Gang of 8' immigration bill - even though there was no actual bill text available when he endorsed it.
O'Reilly's surprise backing came on the very day that the so-called "Border Surge" amendment, sponsored by Sens. Corker (R-TN) and Hoeven (R-ND) was announced by the desperate amnesty-pushers to try and save the bill, but before some of the nasty details of it had been introduced to the Senate.
Bill'O's total betrayal of "the folks" also came after The New Yorker reported that he and FoxNews anchors Sean Hannity and Neil Cavuto held a secret meeting with 'Gang' members McCain, Rubio and Graham, and promised to support it.
O'Reilly denied this report in his endorsement of the bill...
An incredulous Laura Ingraham came on right afterwards, and proceeded to rip O'Reilly to shreds.
Check out the part when he pathetically hangs his entire defense of the bill on the fact that John McCain TOLD him he would support the border "this time", unlike the 1986 amnesty and 2006 border fence bill.
Nice work, Laura.
For someone who denied being given marching orders by his amnesty-supporting boss Rupert Murdoch to back the bill, Bill-O certainly has absolutely no defense for the actual substance of the bill. The amendment does nothing to guarantee border security before amnesty is granted to millions of illegals, and even gives the DHS Secretary an unlimited waiver to cancel any and all border security promised.
In fairness, when he endorsed the bill Thursday, O'Reilly had no idea of this waiver grant.
But why endorse the bill? Why the rush? Was it because polls and whip counts showed the bill was on the verge of collapse and his secret cabal were determined to rescue it ASAP?
Oh yes, that's right, there was no secret meeting, right? Bill denied it.
But wait...who is the one quoted by the New Yorker about this meeting that Bill said never happened? Let's see...
McCain told me, Rupert Murdoch is a strong supporter of immigration reform, and Roger Ailes is, too. McCain said that he, Graham, Rubio, and others also have talked privately to top hosts at Fox, including Bill OReilly, Sean Hannity, and Neil Cavuto, who are now relatively sympathetic to the Gangs proposed bill.Ah, so John McCain reported the secret meeting that O'Reilly says never happened.
But didn't O'Reilly just say John McCain is not a liar?
"The folks" who would be devastated by the 'Gang of 8' disaster are waiting for your answer, Bill.
Bill O’Reilly is hardly conservative, and no stupid thing he does every shocks me.
Ted freaking Baxter
Read no different than Obama meeting with CBS, NBC or ABC.
Did BOR ever get his Bammy interview?
“You gotta read it to find out whats in it”
You can’t fix stupid !
Bor was blackmailed to publicly support it.
Bill keeps conservatives on the short leash. He does pat them on the head once in a while.
BOR has stayed at #1 for 13 years on cable for one reason...
he stays neutral. Can’t argue with success. Considering how old he is, his knowledge on most issue is impressive. I predict his show stays #1 until he retires.
BOR is thinking of $$$ ratings and nothing more. Why else would anyone else be for something like this unless there was a personal interest? It’s not a coincidence the biggest ethnic advocates are those who benefit the most. If the illegals were predominantly from Europe and Asia and Africa, you think the Latinos be gung-ho? Not at all, they’d be bitching about how this would be taking jobs away from Hispanics. Same for business, Microsoft wants the tech guys, business and agriculture the cheap labor. The rest of us can go to hell.
Selfish interests at play here . . .100%. It’s a big negative for everyone else.
There’s not a pill you can take, nor a class you can go to.
Stupid is forever!!!
No..he stays conservative the majority of the time and in the eleventh hour of crunch-time he goes with the left. I'd say it's more of a con that people fall for over and over.
Your our no so Stealth Amnesty bot !
Who do you work for?
The Leprechaun is simply doing what the Whigs want him to do.
Bill is just brain dead. The post-morem has been deemed and Billy Boy is just another Zombie for Odumbo.
Laura mopped the floor with The Leprechaun.
That poster is a pro amnesty bot.
He posts the Rubio talking point here and runs off
Lufa Man had to do what he was told.
What a lying POS...a pompous weathervane.