Bill O’Reilly was supposed to be on vacation tonight. But he was apparently so “angry” over the coverage of the situation in Ferguson, Missouri that he decided to call into a special primetime edition of The Five to vent over what he sees as a false narrative being put forth by “racial agitators.”
“I want the Factor audience and everybody else it know that this is just bull, just bull,” O’Reilly said via phone. He condemned people for trying to convey “the truth” of what caused a police officer to shoot and kill 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown when they have “no blanking idea” what happened.
“When the story first broke we were told that the victim was just a regular guy,” O’Reilly said later. “Now we know he is not a regular guy. We see it on tape. We saw what he did in that convenience store. He’s not a regular guy.” The host was referring to photos and video released by Ferguson police that allegedly shows Brown stealing cigarillos from a convenience store shortly before he was killed.
“Now I’m hearing from the National Action Network, which is a despicable organization, that this is a smear that they put out of this video of the victim assaulting a clerk and stealing some stuff in a convenience store,” O’Reilly continued. “There comes a point where we know what your up to,” he said to the “racial agitators” out there.
Later, O’Reilly invoked the name of his frequent nemesis, MSNBC’s Al Sharpton specifically. “I hate this ‘No Justice, No Peace’ slogan. I hate this,” he said. “Whose justice are you talking about? Yours? Al Sharpton’s justice? If you want Al Sharpton’s justice, you are going to have anarchy in this country.”
Watch the full segment below, via Fox News:
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