Skip to comments.Obama to O'Reilly: Fox News Reason for My Problems
Posted on 02/02/2014 3:44:35 PM PST by bestintxas
President Barack Obama twice blamed Fox News Channel for misinforming the public on issues that have bedeviled his presidency in the past year during a pre-Super Bowl interview with the network's Bill O'Reilly.
The two sat down in the White House on Sunday for a live pregame interview that started about 4:35 p.m. and aired for less than 10 minutes.
O'Reilly first noted that Obama's detractors believe he did not initially say the Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead was terrorism because it happened in the heat of an election.
Obama had just weeks earlier said al-Qaida was on the run after U.S. Navy SEALs assassinated its leader, Osama bin Laden.
"That's what they believe," O'Reilly said of Obama's detractors.
"And they believe it because folks like you are telling them that," Obama said in the often testy interview.
"No, I'm not telling them that. I'm asking you whether you were told it was a terror attack," O'Reilly countered.
Obama said it was "inaccurate" to say that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told him the attack was terrorism when he first gave him the news. O'Reilly noted that Gen. Carter Ham, head of operations in Libya, has testified he immediately told Panetta the attack was terrorism, and not the result of a spontaneous demonstration over an anti-Muslim video.
"But it's more than that because of Susan Rice," O'Reilly said, noting that Rice, who was then U.N. ambassador, used the video explanation days later on the Sunday talk shows.
"Just as an American, I'm just confused," he said.
"Bill, I'm trying to explain it to you if you want to listen," Obama countered.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...
Is this a role model to follow, someone who complains instead of standing up and taking it like a man?
How pathethic an individual do we have here?
Sponsoring FReepers are contributing
$10 Each time a New Monthly Donor signs up!
Get more bang for your FR buck!
Click Here To Sign Up Now!
this is his new Amerika where a man takes it on his hands and knees
Whatever happened to “taking responsibility”?
Obama is a the most blame shifting president ever.
Hitler’s Germany, the redo?
Saw the interview. Pathetic. No answers for anything. He sounds like a petulant child.
He will never ever take responsibility for his actions. It is Rush Limbaugh’s fault or Fox News fault. He does not like to be questioned and loves to blame others....His leadership abilities stink...just an empty suit who gives speeches and lectures on the taxpayer’s dime. Like to spend other people’s money to buy votes.
Obama is like a Child
The evil joker set Fox up!... Royally!!! Now he can really slam Fox....millions watched as the bully bill pressed hardcore after Obozo for answers....”didn’t O’Rielly get the memo that questioning the boy king was RACIST!”
God is jealous, and the Lord avenges;
The Lord avenges and is furious.
The Lord will take vengeance on His adversaries,
And He reserves wrath for His enemies;
3 The Lord is slow to anger and great in power,
And will not at all acquit the wicked.
I’d liked for BOR to follow up on the “terror attack” question by asking “Who told Susan Rice to say it was a spontaneous demonstration about a video?” Of course Obama wouldn’t answer this question, and then BOR should have come back nailing him with “So you say you -the President - didn’t know yet who was behind it, but Susan Rice went on TV and told the nation what it was. And for that, you promoted her?”
Impeach the b@$t@rd
the complete transcript
” OREILLY: But no mass corruption?
OBAMA: Not even mass corruption, not even a smidgeon of corruption, I would say. “
Some 95% of the personal woe in this world is self-induced.
It is difficult to believe that Fox News could be responsible for even 5% of the grief that has been heaped upon the head of the Current Occupant now squatting in the Oval Orfice.
Whining is so unattractive.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.