Skip to comments.O'Reilly's Review of Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War
Posted on 09/25/2004 8:49:11 PM PDT by christie
* * * * Advance Praise for Tour of Duty * * * *
"Doug Brinkley succeeds in humanizing John Kerry, something the senator often has trouble doing himself. Tour of Duty is an incisive look at a man who would be president." --Bill O'Reilly
Pub date January 6, 2004
Perhaps explains why he
jumped on the Swift Boat Vets without even a few minute of considering the evidence and then having to backtrack.
jumped in to defend Dan Rather without again looking at the evidence.
blames everything on the VRWC.
His bias is showing, but then, I guess we've already seen that . . .
Interesting that he hasn't nailed an interview with his good friend, John Kerry.
Perhaps O'Reilly would be well served by reading your time line, Christie!
Did I hear that Brinkley is going to revise the book? I went out and bought a copy before he starts "rewriting history." Interesting, the copy I got from Amazon was still the 1st printing. The copy of Unfit for Command was the 9th printing.
But for the sake of attempting accuracy in the John F. Kerry Timeline, I am reading both books.
kerry is a traitor....
o is no better ...... he is off my list ....
Seriously, thank you again for your hard (and necessary) work!
Yes, Brinkley is revising the book. I made sure I got an original edition, with all the embellishments.
What I found interesting in Tour of Duty were the footnotes and the documents used for sourcing the book.
You also might want to read Kerry's 1997 book, "The New War". Explains how he would treat terrorism as a "crime". Just like Clinton.
Yes, but only if it's pithy.
"Doug Brinkley succeeds in humanizing John Kerry"
Dr. Frankenstein "humanized" his monster. Nothing can humanize the JFnK monster.
In line with your information on O's independent thinking, some of you may not know that John Kerry served in Vietnam and is a hero.
Or had you heard?
Once I tried counting the number of times that Bill O'Reilly referred to himself by name and by implication in one hour TV show, I lost count after passing 50 counts.
Someone should try this again or make a word count from a transcribe.
The reason that Kerry can't do interviews with any interviewer who wants to be seen as a "legitimate news person" is because it will either destroy the interviewer ( the begged questions don't get asked ) or it will destroy Kerry ( the begged questions get asked ). Neither of these guys wants to destroy the other.
By the way what is this blaming everything on the VRWC? Where did he do that? I think some of you people need a life outside of watching politics. Every little thing is a slight to you. One would wonder how solid your conservative beliefs are if they are going to undone by O'Reilly saying that Brinkleys book humanized Kerry. Hell I bet at this point Kerry wishes more people had read the book since most people consider him an automaton. Geez, expend your energy in a useful way. Volunteer at Bush/Cheney Headquarters.
I predict he will be an October Surprise on the Factor.
I also heard that Kerry carried a rifle. Can anybody confirm that?
Everybody should just shut up and buy some Factorcrap.
Actually - Bill has OD'ed on the kool-aid..
He's a fool who believes his own hype..
Actually, he was ranting about the Swift Boat Vets being promoted by the "radical right" or such -- which is not true. He's made such comments several times lately.
Bill O'Reilly is in the same corner as McCain, and others who pretend to be one thing - but eventually slip - and reveal the truth about themselves.
Guess they haven't heard that the truth can't be hidden forever -
They(O-Reilly and others) seem to exemphify the worst humans on this planet - vile creatures to be avoided and shunned -
How long before the people in McCain's state wake up - ? Or is it too late already - ?
Some of you here might not know this, but Bill O'Reilly is an independent pseudothinker.
How long have I been trying to tell everyone in Freeper land that O'Reilly's blurb is the real story. He won't admit a mistake. He is a Kerry guy.
O'Really needs to work for CBS, he's neither fair nor balanced.
Please FReepmail me if you want on or off my FoxFan list. *Warning: This can be a high-volume ping list at times.
He can rename it liberal spin factory gear.
"Yes, but only if it's pithy."
I have abtholutely no interetht in thomething O'Really hath to thay.
Right On!!! I'm a Fox Fan, but NOT an O'Reilly Fan. He might be "independent", but also arrogant.
Thanks for the ping!
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