Fox News host Bill O’Reilly isn’t backing down from his “thump the Bible” comments, and tells critical viewers to “fight smart.”
On Wednesday, O’Reilly read emails from viewers who didn’t like his initial comments last week and from some who felt he mistreated guest Laura Ingraham this week when the two debated the issue.
O’Reilly, in his original comments, said gay marriage opponents need to do more than “thump the Bible.” Ingraham took offense and debated him on “The O’Reilly Factor.”
E-mailers accused O’Reilly of being rude to Ingraham. He defended himself, saying he gave the talk show host two uninterrupted minutes to make her point. He did stop her as she began her comments, O’Reilly said, to correct Ingraham’s mischaracterization of what he had originally said. He also denied he and radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh are feuding.
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