Bill O’Reilly Mocks ‘Idiot Putin’ For Trump Endorsement

Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 8.50.29 PMOn Thursday night’s O’Reilly Factor, host Bill O’Reilly took a small tangent from his discussion of the Trump candidacy to toss in a bit of mockery aimed at Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Putin made US headlines earlier today for his unofficial endorsement and words of support for controversial GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. Putin said of the real estate mogul, “He’s a really brilliant and talented person, without any doubt.”

After O’Reilly had just spent the A-Block of his show devoted to exposing the truths of Trump’s campaign success, the host mocked Putin for weighing in on the Presidential race here at home.

“By the way,” O’Reilly said, “Trump apparently has made Putin his friend. Because idiot Putin today is going, ‘I love Donald Trump’ — he doesn’t speak English, but in a Russian accent, that’s what he was saying. He loves Trump.”

Geraldo Rivera eventually managed an under-his-breath, “That’s a pretty lame accent,” while O’Reilly continued on with his thought.

Check out the above video from Fox.

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