Bill O'Reilly Defends Trump's Sexist Attacks On Clinton: “He Would Have Said That About Anybody”

O'Reilly: “Don't You Think This Is Out Of Control A Little Bit, Along With The Racism Thing?”

From the April 28 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:

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BILL O'REILLY (HOST): The other thing is the women's issue. The sexism thing, don't you think this is out of control a little bit, along with the racism thing?

DANA PERINO: Well, the racism thing yes, I agree. The feminism thing, yes I agree. However, the other night, when Donald Trump said that about her only getting 5 percent of the vote --

O'REILLY: If she were a guy.

PERINO: if she were a man, I -- that struck me. I don't say I was offended, but I thought that's going to be a headline.

O'REILLY: Well, it was an extreme statement but that's what Mr. Trump does.

PERINO: It's because some women will hear that and say, you know, they've probably heard that, like “She only became the White House Press Secretary because she was a woman.” And there are -- people say those kind of things, I know that's not true. But that's what people hear.

O'REILLY: OK, so you feel that putting her in a classification that she doesn't have any other accomplishments, which she does --

PERINO: She does.

O'REILLY: -- Was a bit sexist? But I think he --

PERINO: It is, however --

O'REILLY: He would have said that about anybody, any competitor.


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