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Bill O’Reilly Tears Into Brian Williams For Giving Obama A ‘Pass’ On Libya
Mediaite ^ | 10/26/12 | Josh Feldman

Posted on 10/26/2012 6:12:55 PM PDT by markomalley

Bill O’Reilly opened his show tonight asking if recent events in Libya will lose the election for President Obama. O’Reilly appeared to be losing patience with how Obama keeps dodging questions about what happened in Libya and who told which administration officials what to say. O’Reilly also blamed the media, and Brian Williams in particular, for not actually bringing these issues up in interviews with the president.

O’Reilly brought up a report that said urgent requests for backup in the Benghazi consulate were not followed up on by the CIA. During a radio interview, Obama claimed that he was not “personally aware of” any security requests. O’Reilly sighed and criticized Obama for not being able to explain exactly what happened in Libya. He could not comprehend why the president is still unable to clarify the situation, considering how much misinformation was put out by his administration.

Of course, the media has not been very quick to hold Obama’s feet to the fire on this one. O’Reilly brought up Williams’ interview of the president and how the NBC newsman took a pass on actually grilling Obama on what happened in Libya. After playing the video of Obama talking with Williams about Libya, O’Reilly sighed again and said the president is just regurgitating the same answer about Libya, criticizing Williams for not following up.

“Instead of citing some inconsistencies from the administration about the Libyan attack, Mr. Williams dropped the subject, totally dropped it, after one misleading question… [and] implied that American intelligence stands behind the theory that the Libyan attack was, quote, ‘spontaneous.’ That was not a fact, but was presented as such by Brian Williams.”

O’Reilly reiterated that the media needs to actually grill the Obama administration on what happened in Libya, instead of giving him a pass on a major foreign security issue. He said the most important question any journalist can ask Obama is

Watch the video below, courtesy of Fox News:

(video at link)


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elitistgasbag; loofahman; tedbaxter

1 posted on 10/26/2012 6:12:59 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

BOR gave Obama a pass in his interview four years ago. Pathetic.

BOR still won’t add it up. POTUS called the shot and decided to fold. Didn’t want to risk a Carter/Iran failure.


2 posted on 10/26/2012 6:15:15 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: markomalley

That clip they showed gave me the heebie geebies. Who were those people aimlessly wandering around behind them? It looked like a scene out of The Walking Dead.


3 posted on 10/26/2012 6:16:26 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: markomalley

We must not stop calling and writing about Benghazi!! TShirts please. We need a Benghazi Day!!


4 posted on 10/26/2012 6:18:43 PM PDT by Texas4ever
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To: FlingWingFlyer

bttt

Oreilly is getting fed up with Obama.


5 posted on 10/26/2012 6:19:07 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: markomalley

It was great!!

Here is what I think happened:

THe WH has connections with the Muslim Brotherhood, the plan was to have 40 Americans taken hostage before the election, Obama would have them released a day or two before the election thereby getting voters to vote them back in office.

The two Navy Seals stopped the plan with their brave actions rescueing over 30 of the people involved and killing as many as 80 terrorists. The terrorists were so mad at the losses they killed Stevens.

This IMHO was the October surprise. People should hang!


6 posted on 10/26/2012 6:19:07 PM PDT by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: markomalley

Reno local ABC affiliate didn’t say a word in the 5-6PM news slot about today’s Bengazhi news.

Have ABC national news on now with Diane Sawyer & she isn’t talking about it, either. Diapers are more important.


7 posted on 10/26/2012 6:19:56 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: markomalley

Ted Baxter is still on the air?


8 posted on 10/26/2012 6:20:44 PM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: markomalley

When Brian Williams “interviews” Obama he does not have a notebook. He carries toilet paper instead.


9 posted on 10/26/2012 6:20:44 PM PDT by allendale
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To: markomalley

I liked it better around FR lately when BOR wasn’t even mentioned (bloviating spinner that he still is).


10 posted on 10/26/2012 6:22:21 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: allendale

The toilet paper must be to blot his lipstick so it doesn’t get all over Obama’s butt.


11 posted on 10/26/2012 6:23:53 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: markomalley
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We came, we saw, he died!

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fgcd1ghag5Y

12 posted on 10/26/2012 6:25:08 PM PDT by UncleSam (Why must someone else always make the final decisions?)
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To: markomalley

The first thing Brian Williams did when he learned that he would interview Obama was to put his shorts on backwards!


13 posted on 10/26/2012 6:25:49 PM PDT by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2012! Allez Pack!)
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To: markomalley

No grilling blacks. It’s unAmerican.


14 posted on 10/26/2012 6:25:57 PM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: UncleSam

obama denied
people died
obama lied

Now ignoring those facts, the fact is that the media have ignored this totally and all of us need to send mail to thme and demand they mention this and more importantly get in touch with your local media outlets.

I have never in my life seen this much lying and cover up by a white house and a media who have totally lied and covered for obama.

This is bigger than watergate and the media does nothing and does not ask.

Obama goes on MTV and talks about Bob marley, WTH

I ma so B/S and for those Generals who were there and care only for their own promotions then all of them need to be stripped for this, state dept, DOJ, homeland those in the situation room all need to be held accountable


15 posted on 10/26/2012 6:30:43 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: markomalley

If you have a Facebook page please “like” any article honestly covering this story and make a personal comment describing the seriousness of the issue. Perhaps the social media can somehow make this story go “viral” and prompt better coverage from the MSM.


16 posted on 10/26/2012 6:31:17 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: markomalley

If you have a Facebook page please “like” any article honestly covering this story and make a personal comment describing the seriousness of the issue. Perhaps the social media can somehow make this story go “viral” and prompt better coverage from the MSM.


17 posted on 10/26/2012 6:31:33 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: stockpirate

Rescuing 30 and killing 80 is news to me. Any link to that report?


18 posted on 10/26/2012 6:34:40 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: markomalley

I watched NBC News this evening, feeling certain they would be compelled to cover today’s developments as we learned that CIA operatives on the ground were repeatedly denied permission to go to the Ambassador’s aid. (They eventually went anyway and were killed, if I understand correctly.)

(crickets)

Instead, afer covering the hurricane/blizzard looming toward the eastern seaboard, they featured Chuck Todd frolicking with his monster iPad, swooshing states this way and that across an electoral map. That was followed by a tragic, but strictly local story about a brutal murder of two small children and suicide by a NYC babysitter.

NOTHING about Libya! If nothing else, I’d like to hear:

What was the evidence that compelled Obama, et al, to blame this two-phase military attack, complete with RPG’s, on a spontaenous protest of a bogus video that had been released months previously? Surely we don’t have to wait ‘til after the election for THAT?!


19 posted on 10/26/2012 6:34:43 PM PDT by TexasVoter (No Constitution? No Union!)
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To: BlueStateRightist

agreed, use your social media utlets, send ut mail, send mail and call the media and demand they tell the truth and cover this.

This is an outrage and non one is calling out obama and Biden.

Thios is worse than watergate and the media destroyed Bush when he played golf but they ignore this, the worst screw up in American history and the lies is stunning.

People need to be fired, held accontable and obama and Biden need to be impeached and screw the many in the black population who ant to riot and call this racism.

People died in this just like the border agent and I want to know was obama watching this live time and if not where was he and why did he if he did say stand down?


20 posted on 10/26/2012 6:34:43 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

21 posted on 10/26/2012 6:35:58 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: TexasVoter

go to a gas station, or any place which sells papers and you will not see Libya mentioned , it;s as if Libya does not exist/


22 posted on 10/26/2012 6:37:11 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: markomalley

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/father-of-slain-former-seal-new-report-raise/

ABC is getting hammered about their bias and the other outlets too


23 posted on 10/26/2012 6:39:37 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: stockpirate

First I’ve heard about them killing 80 terrorists. Was that reported or were you just theorizing or what?


24 posted on 10/26/2012 6:50:03 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: TigerClaws

BOR will always be a d-bag in my eyes. He gave dems a pass on his show so he could interview zero and gave him a pass. He has as much or as little integrity as zero. He just wants to be, once again, on the right side of this election.

I can’t believe anyone watches him anymore.


25 posted on 10/26/2012 6:50:39 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: markomalley

The next step Obama takes is to go on TV, look earnestly into the camera, and tall Americans to take a deep breath.


26 posted on 10/26/2012 6:53:42 PM PDT by DManA
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To: TigerClaws

O’Really assured Americans that O’Muslim is not a radical and is loyal to America.

All these turds are brainwashed, treasonous globalists. They think America can not be broken by our enemies within and they don’t care if America is broken. They can pretend they are “citizens of the world” until they realize they have to live in the world created by human, freedom hating globalists. There is no escape once they bring down the US.


27 posted on 10/26/2012 6:55:11 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: plain talk; newfreep

It has been reported during the day. On Fox just a while ago they were talking about the 30 people rescued from the area by the Seals. The battled raged for over 7 hours, the 2 seals disobeyed orders to NOT go there. Their actions allowed them to help about 30 people escape. The death toll on the terrorists that I have seen today ranges from 60-80, I chose the higher number. Those numbers were gleaned from articles posted here on FR.


28 posted on 10/26/2012 6:55:26 PM PDT by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: TigerClaws

BOR gave Obama a pass in his interview four years ago. Pathetic.

BOR still won’t add it up. POTUS called the shot and decided to fold. Didn’t want to risk a Carter/Iran failure.


Agree. O Reilly was “ shucked and jived” by Obama.

Now he wants to piggybacked on Katherine Herridges sources and work on this topic

Agree on your assessment . Barrynis the big fish in this whole issue.


29 posted on 10/26/2012 7:01:46 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: plain talk; newfreep

this article mentions the 30 people.

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/50601


30 posted on 10/26/2012 7:09:43 PM PDT by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

Exactly! Who takes this pedophile protecting, sexual predator, book pushing lurch seriously? O’Reilly makes Geraldo look credible. This doofus thinks people fear him & his Trump wanna-be comb over. O’Reilly you were over four years ago. Find trump, hold his hand & both you frauds skip away into the sunset.


31 posted on 10/26/2012 7:11:01 PM PDT by blaquebyrd
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To: stockpirate

Thanks so much. I have not been watching any TV today and been tied up so welcome you taking the trouble to fill me in. Apparently a lot has been breaking just today.


32 posted on 10/26/2012 7:13:38 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: markomalley

O’Reilly missed the point about sending in military aircraft. The State Department flew an unarmed propellor driven World War Two era DC-3 into the Benghazi airport. The military needed more information? Ask the DC-3 pilot what the flak was like.

“Was it a tough approach into the Benghazi airport?”

“A little. The copilot dropped his pretzels and we didn’t want to mash them into the carpet.”


33 posted on 10/26/2012 7:34:43 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Lx

Right—but did you notice Gerald Rivers (real name) being a total a**wipe and Obozo lick-spittle?


34 posted on 10/26/2012 8:04:32 PM PDT by pankot
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To: newfreep
Brian Williams and NBC news are not even serious journalists anymore. They went under back at least to 2008, probably further back.

I remember Williams saluting the turd, then bowing to him before an interview. Right. Like that is going to shed light on the real events.

35 posted on 10/26/2012 9:32:24 PM PDT by CT
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To: stockpirate

Maybe you are right, as it would explain the otherwise inexplicable non action of the White House. That is the real question, why would they have behaved in the manner that they did, when it made no sense, and only served to hurt them?


36 posted on 10/26/2012 10:23:17 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: manc

So true, the Generals pledge an oath to the Constitution, not 0bama


37 posted on 10/27/2012 7:04:08 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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