Bill O'Reilly: African-Americans Voted For Obama "Because Of His Skin Color"

Bill O'Reilly: African-Americans Voted For Obama "Because Of His Skin Color"

O'Reilly: Blacks Voted For Him To The Tune Of 94 Percent, "A Lot Of It, Some Of It, Was Because Of His Skin Color"

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From the February 10 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:

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BILL O'REILLY (HOST): I have got to word this very very carefully. The reason -- one of the reasons Barack Obama won was because African-Americans voted for him to the tune of 93 or 94 percent.

EBONI WILLIAMS: That's right, Bill.

O'REILLY: A lot of it, some of it, was because of his skin color.

WILLIAMS: Some of it was because of maybe his skin color, but not because he said oh us downtrodden victim-hood mentality. He talked about hope aspiration in the black community and that resonated. Not this oppressive marginalizing message.

O'REILLY: That's a good point. So Obama didn't overtly say vote for me because I'm black or half black.

WILLIAMS: Vote for me because I represent change.

O'REILLY: He just said I'm going to give everybody a better deal, whereas Hillary is saying vote for me because I'm a female.

Previously:

O'Reilly Blames Obama For Not Ending Racism But Highlights Affirmative Action Programs

Fox Guest Calls Out Bill O'Reilly For Equating Black Lives Matter Supporters To Nazis

O'Reilly Agrees With Trump That "African-American Kids Are In Worse Shape Now Than They've Ever Been And We Have A Black President"

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