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.