O’Reilly Trashes CNN’s Stelter: ‘Far-Left Zealot’ Trying to Smear Me

Bill O’Reilly can get somewhat sensitive whenever cable rivals take a shot at him, and on Monday night he fired back at CNN Reliable Sources anchor Brian Stelter for accusing O’Reilly of conducting a “smear campaign” against the family of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, based on O’Reilly’s comments last week about Bergdahl’s father looking like a Muslim.

O’Reilly said that there are simply Americans, President Obama included, who “don’t want to acknowledge the facts,” and found Stelter’s analysis ridiculous. He said he simply told the truth, adding, “We expect that from that guy, a far-left zealot who has masqueraded as a journalist for years.”

O’Reilly also tore into The New York Times for running a front-page story attacking the men serving in Bergdahl’s platoon without much substance to do so.

Watch the video below, via Fox News:

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