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26. Worst are O'Reilly's lies about JFK assassination.
Mon Mar 2, 2015, 09:23 PM
Mar 2015

O'Reilly claimed to have been the guy who knocked on George De Mohrenschildt's door, the day of his suicide. De Mohrenschildt was Oswald's CIA handler and also a friend of George Herbert Walker Bush.

What's really bad is this: Before he went to work for Rupert Murdoch's BFEE made man Roger Ailes, O'Reilly made clear the evidence he had examined in regards to Dallas made clear the case for conspiracy. After he went to work for FOX, O'Reilly STFU and went along.

Thus, Killing Kennedy is just the latest example of O’Reilly’s lucrative decision to sell out, even on a topic that once appeared to draw his honest interest. Many years ago O’Reilly was the host of a syndicated program called Inside Edition that drew on his past acquaintance with Gaeton Fonzi, the late, great field investigator for both the Church Committee and the HSCA. Fonzi supplied O’Reilly with many interesting stories about the Kennedy case in the early 1990s when Oliver Stone’s film was creating a new furor about the case. The stories all pointed toward a conspiracy, and some still exist on YouTube today.

But then, O’Reilly was hired by longtime Republican operative Roger Ailes to work for Rupert Murdoch’s Fox network. According to author Russ Baker, O’Reilly wanted to continue his investigative pieces on the JFK case at Fox, but these ambitions were quashed by Ailes, who had cut his teeth in politics as a media consultant for Kennedy’s archrival, Richard Nixon.

So today, O’Reilly’s work on the Kennedy case is contrary to what he did before. He even suggests the chief motive for his sell-out on page 313. He dedicates the book to his boss, Roger Ailes, whom he obsequiously calls “a brilliant, fearless warrior.”

-- James DiEugenio, a great DUer

O'Reilly sure does "SEE" a lot of pictures! madashelltoo Mar 2015 #1
No more pictures than any one else, he just doesn't connect to reality. bahrbearian Mar 2015 #2
Raygun had the excuse of dementia central scrutinizer Mar 2015 #3
Many in his head malaise Mar 2015 #5
HA!! greytdemocrat Mar 2015 #7
i've seen photos of some pretty terrible things... Takket Mar 2015 #4
None of us pretends that we were there when all we've seen malaise Mar 2015 #8
fox news better be careful or... Takket Mar 2015 #10
Fox and credibility should nto be mentioned in the same sentence malaise Mar 2015 #11
Never mind the same sentence rocktivity Mar 2015 #14
+1,000 malaise Mar 2015 #17
LOLOL! Segami Mar 2015 #15
takket hopemountain Mar 2015 #25
No! Me! Me! InAbLuEsTaTe Mar 2015 #13
i imagine he'll get a raise from murdoch....the truth is not rewarded at faux. spanone Mar 2015 #6
They'll probably arrange a date for O'Lielly with the red haired malaise Mar 2015 #9
This message was self-deleted by its author olddots Mar 2015 #12
Sadly, Fox viewers still won't care. dsharp88 Mar 2015 #16
They won't be reading these statements to their faithful viewers, I'll wager. MADem Mar 2015 #18
But he was present at the War on Christmas. tclambert Mar 2015 #19
I was with Billo at the crucifixion of Christ. douggg Mar 2015 #20
Billo had better declare LibertyLover Mar 2015 #21
Bully tiptonic Mar 2015 #22
Zelig nt winstars Mar 2015 #23
I haven't seen that in a looong time. progressoid Mar 2015 #28
Me and Bill Were there Side-By-Side Covering the Crimean War Akbar Mar 2015 #24
Worst are O'Reilly's lies about JFK assassination. Octafish Mar 2015 #26
I've been to a death camp ryan_cats Mar 2015 #27
I think we need to start adding "sequel" numbers (II,III,IV etc.) truebluegreen Mar 2015 #29
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