Monday, January 09, 2006
From CNN.com: Wanting a piece of Bill O'Reilly
Challenging Bill O'Reilly to a verbal confrontation is gutsy. I've seen him take on Jon Stewart and Bill Maher. O'Reilly is an unabashed Conservative a la Sean Hannity. Maher, Stewart, Olbermann, and Letterman are clearly Liberals in every sense of the word.
The problem here is their divisiveness. When they try to talk to one another, it becomes insults rather than honest debate. Look at Letterman's punch: "I have the feeling about 60 percent of what you say is crap." Gee Mr. Letterman, you're a genius. Is that all you got? By the way, while I realize stores like Target or Walmart hang signs that say, "Happy Holidays" and don't take away Christmas, the public school system has, and that's a fact.
And what about Keith Olbermann? All this guy can do is name O'Reilly as the, "Worst Person in the World"? Yeah, now there's intelligence.
Why can't these guys have a real debate over current issues? While Liberals banter with emotions and claim they're for the "little guy", Conservatives have the facts in their hands and could care less what dolts like Olbermann and Letterman say. Both types of journalists really don't know regular every-day people and the issues we face. They couldn't tell you the last time they served in a soup kitchen or watched over homeless children. But they sure do believe they know what we're feeling!
Divisiveness will continue in this country if we don't learn to communicate well regarding our issues.