Bill O'Reilly Dismisses Trump's Deplorable Hot Mic Video As "Guy Talk," And Attacks The Washington Post

Bill O'Reilly Dismisses Trump's Deplorable Hot Mic Video As "Guy Talk," And Attacks The Washington Post

O'Reilly: "I'm Not Going To Play Too Much" Of The Tape "Because It's Crude Guy Talk"

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From the October 7 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:

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BILL O'REILLY (HOST): Let's start with presidential politics, here are the facts. 2005, Donald Trump was doing a segment with Access Hollywood. He was speaking with the entertainment reporter Billy Bush privately about women. The Washington Post somehow acquired that audiotape. I'm not going to play too much of it, because it's crude guy talk, but here is a sample.

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O'REILLY: It is worth noting that the The Washington Post reporter involved with the tape, David Fahrenthold, wrote this line in his article, quote. "The tape appears at a time when Trump, the Republican presidential nominee has sought to make a campaign issue out of his opponent's marriage. Trump has criticized former president Bill Clinton for his past infidelity and criticized opponent Hillary Clinton as her husband's enabler," unquote.

What all the editors at The Washington Post apparently missed is that most of Mr. Trump's comments about the Clintons came after he was branded a woman hater by his opponent.

Also, Trump refrained from mentioning the marriage in the last debate.

Now, it seems to me that any fair-minded news operation would have included those two facts in the article.

Previously:

MSNBC Releases Hot Mic Video Showing Trump "Claim[ing] He Can Do Whatever He Wants To" Women

CNN's Lewandowski Defends Donald Trump’s Deplorable Hot Mic Comments: "We’re Not Electing A Sunday School Teacher”

Ten Media Figures Who Say Trump's Despicable Comments On Hot Mic Audio Aren't Just "Locker Room Talk"

CNN's Jim Acosta: Trump's "Deplorable" Comments About Women "Absolutely Can Sink A Campaign"
 

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