Bill O'Reilly raps
January 12, 2001 5:57 PM   Subscribe

Bill O'Reilly raps eminem style. This has got to be the best thing I've seen today, or maybe even this week. heh.
posted by tiaka (10 comments total)
Geez, do you worship Bill O' SuckAss or somethin'? Or are you just a troll?Link o' the day: Ashcroft's nephew got probation after major pot bust.Go, go Republican hypocrites!

posted by Mr. skullhead at 6:52 PM on January 12, 2001

O'Reilly: you got to love the guy. He is so conservative, and has every right to be, but tells the audience over and over that he is objective and sides only with truth and beauty. I gave up on watching him. Gave up on most commentators on tv. Films only. Talk shows: that way lies madness
posted by Postroad at 7:03 PM on January 12, 2001

Boring link of the day
posted by Outlawyr at 8:27 PM on January 12, 2001

If you look down on the right, there actually is a link to streams of Bill rapping.
posted by sylloge at 11:48 PM on January 12, 2001

The "best thing [you've] seen today, or maybe even this
week"? You don't get out much, do you?

Still, I'm glad that the Fox network exists, so that
people who have no marketable talents or skills, like
O'Reilly, can make a living instead of trying to
squeegee my car windows at red lights.
posted by UrineSoakedRube at 3:13 PM on January 13, 2001

Um, did I miss a memo? What's with the tiaka-bashing in this thread? S/he's never been a troll and while I don't give two hoots about some guy that always makes me think of Tim O'Reilly.

It's just a link, and to a reasonably amusing clip of some guy making an ass of himself at that.

posted by cCranium at 4:46 PM on January 13, 2001

I've actually just gotten done reading O'Reilly's book, which someone gave me for Christmas. The guy didn't strike *me* as a loon, or even overly conservative, at all...

*My* complaint is that we seem to keep linking to a live page, not a hitorical page.
posted by baylink at 6:55 PM on January 13, 2001

I just finished his book as well. He's no conservative. His political beliefs are all over the map; mentioning any given issue could find him at any point on the ideological spectrum. He especially has a hangup about class, one so strong that it would be outright socialist if only his solution wasn't "$#%# 'em, work harder and beat 'em at their own game." I think once Bush gets in, he's going to end up bashing that administration just as much as this one.
posted by aaron at 11:26 PM on January 13, 2001

O'Reilly's pro-gun control, anti-death penalty, believes in global warming and is for the legalization of marijuana, according to this New York Observer story. The best part of the article is the quote from a sex scene in O'Reilly's novel: "His hands firmly gripped her buttocks. Ashley could feel his rhythm. First quick, then slow, then quick again. He brought her right up to orgasm, then pulled back."
posted by rcade at 7:14 AM on January 14, 2001

Incidentally, O'Reilly has been caught in a blatant lie (you can find the link at He claims that he is a registered independant, but in fact he's a registered Republican, and has been since 1994. Caught in this lie, he then claimed that it was a "mistake" and he hadn't noticed. This is absurd because every time he voted (at least 5 times since then) he would have been made aware of his party affiliation. He then claimed that the "mistake" had been fixed, and that he was now an independant, but this is also untrue -- he has to wait until 2002, the next general election, to do so.

Now, given the reporting of these facts, Bill O'Reilly is a blatant and completely unrepentant liar. I now eagerly await the conservative groundswell to get him fired, because "how are we going to explain to the children" that a liar who refuses to admit wrongdoing has a position of importance on a national TV show? I'll step back and let the right-wing wave of indignation wash him right off the air.
posted by UrineSoakedRube at 7:04 PM on January 16, 2001

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