Talking Points Memo: Mitt Romney Versus America's Kids?
During tonight’s Talking Points Memo, Bill O’Reilly called out The Associated Press for publishing a “cheap shot” of Mitt Romney. Yesterday, The AP captured the GOP presidential candidate at a meet and greet with children in a “foolish shot that makes Romney the butt of stupid jokes,” pictured above.
Accompanying the photo was an article by AP reporter Lynn Elber that chided Romney for not participating in a Nickelodeon special. As one of the largest
newswires in the world, AP is not without bias. O’Reilly pointed out several instances where it leans left and is biased against Romney -- a huge advantage for President Obama.
Today, the Obama campaign released an ad in which it went after Romney for being tough on Big Bird but not tough on Wall Street. The Sesame Workshop controls the image of Big Bird and has requested the ad be taken down. This year, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will receive $444 million in taxpayer funding. “That’s money the nation does not have to spend. Especially facing a trillion dollar budget deficit and a $16 trillion dollar national debt,” said O’Reilly.
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While it’s true that people are suffering from Wall Street excess, we’re now seeing a “throw the baby out with the bath water” syndrome. O’Reilly said, “Instead of reforming Wall Street with effective oversight, Mr. Obama and the left continue to attack it.”
What AP and the rest of the national media should be concentrating on, argued O’Reilly, is the battle between capitalism and quasi-socialism that’s taking place between the two presidential candidates.
Watch the Talking Points Memo below for O'Reilly's full reaction:
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