Geraldo Rivera got into another epic clash Friday with Bill O’Reilly, scolding the Fox News host for the “unsettling” way he treated President Barack Obama in last week’s pre-game Super Bowl interview.
Taking exception to O’Reilly calling Obama a “community organizer,” Rivera described the interview as a “culture clash,” saying it did not offer “the classic decorum and respect and deference that you pay the office,” as seen in a video clip of the exchange.
“It was almost as if you were two equals with two opposite world views coming together for a confrontation,” he said. “It was the president of most of the white guys in America — that’s you — and Barack Obama, the president of almost everybody else — and the discussion was at that level.”
Rivera said he didn’t want to make the issue about race, just after reminding O’Reilly that Obama is the first black president.
“My job is to get information,” O’Reilly responded. “That’s my job. I got it. And I asked him the tough questions that nobody else — no one — has asked him.”
“What you did was strip him of his majesty, so to speak,” Rivera said, seemingly forgetting that America fought a revolution to escape such royalty.
“I don’t think he has majesty. He’s not a king,” O’Reilly shot back. “I respect the office, but here’s the deal: He’s accountable to the people.”
In the end, Rivera’s somewhat bizarre argument makes you wonder if, at age 70, he is beginning to experience mental fatigue.
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Did Sunny Hostin just admit on air to breaking the law by voting for her son? - November 8, 2022
- Stacey Abrams justifies trailing in the polls by suggesting black men are too stupid to back her - November 7, 2022
- Kevin McCarthy has message for Pelosi telling Dems to ‘change the subject’ away from inflation - October 24, 2022
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.