This is a rush transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," March 19, 2008. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
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BILL O'REILLY, HOST: In the "Miller Time" segment tonight, three hot topics: The Spitzer prostitute might sue the press; the continuing Obama controversy, and our pal Bill Moyers.
Mr. PBS award-winning objective journalist is attending the far-left loon conference in D.C. and even speaking at it.
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BILL MOYERS, VETERAN JOURNALIST: How about Bill O'Reilly? We asked him, but he couldn't make it. Coming through the lobby tonight, the O'Reilly "Factor" crew came up to Judith and me, and I didn't recognize them at first. Bill often sends his puppies over to our apartment in New York to ambush me. No, I'm serious about that.
Bill — Bill feels about journalism the way Bush does about war. And he sends other people to fight it for him.
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O'REILLY: By the way, I missed Moyers in the war zones of Falkland conflict in Argentina, the Middle East and Northern Ireland. I looked for Bill, but I didn't see him.
Joining us now from Los Angeles to help us out, Dennis Miller, radio talk titan and quiz show "Amnesia" guy.
Look, here's my objection. Moyers puts himself up, and PBS does the same thing, at our tax expense as being fair and balanced, objective guys that don't have an agenda. Here he is, speaking at the biggest left-wing loon conference in the world, mocking me for God knows what.
Now, I don't have anything against Moyers, but I think he's a charlatan, and I think he epitomizes the left-wing media in this country that puts themselves up as truth-tellers when they're not. They're left-wing zealots. And you, Miller, should be desperately offended by it.
DENNIS MILLER, FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR: Well, first off, when you say you don't have anything against Moyers, if you don't — I'm not sure that you don't — you should. I mean, he got a good shot in on you. You get good shots back on people.
I don't like the fact that Moyers has been on my dime partially his entire career at NPR and he owns the production company that reaps the benefits from a lot these tapes. I don't like the fact that somebody on my dime is speaking at something called a Take Back America thing.
You know, Bill, just be — not Bill O'Reilly, Bill Moyers, just have your side be lucid enough to get the votes. You don't have to take it back. We'll give it back to you. We're civilized on this side. You just haven't made enough sense to be the president lately. So your side has to get it together a little.
That whole Take Back America thing is boring to me. You can have it. Just win the election.
O'REILLY: OK. But Moyers does more than that. Moyers puts himself and gets all these awards as a truth-sayer, and he's not a truth-sayer, which is why we visit him on occasion when he doesn't tell the truth. He doesn't tell his little loony friends that.
And we believe that if we're paying for it on PBS, because we do pay part of Moyers' salary. And as you pointed out, he has a production company that gets his tapes when he puts them on PBS and sells them. And that money goes into his pocket, and he doesn't pay his employees health insurance. He's a real swell guy, this Moyers.
Now, personally, nothing against him. Professionally, he's a charlatan, which is why I'm bringing him up tonight.