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By Bill O'Reilly
Flush from President Obama's victory last week, far-left elements in America are pumping it up. Today a number of leftists met with the President at the White House. They included a bunch of union leaders, a guy from MoveOn, and Center for American Progress people. If you don't get more left-wing than the crew that visited the White House this morning.
The President, of course, thanking them for their loyalty during the campaign. But Mr. Obama should have included some far-left media folks. That group totally in the tank for him.
Here is a vivid example. On election night, before most returns were in. I said this...
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O'REILLY: Whereby 20 years ago, President Obama would have been roundly defeated by an establishment candidate like Mitt Romney. The white establishment is now the minority. And the voters, many of them, feel that this economic system is stacked against them and they want stuff.
You are going to see a tremendous Hispanic vote for President Obama. Overwhelming black vote for President Obama and women will probably break President Obama's way.
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O'REILLY: Wow, my analysis was 100 percent correct. In fact, The Factor's entire coverage of the campaign was accurate right down to not making a prediction because so many things were happening at the last minute.
Now, 30 minutes after I made those remarks, which were kind of matter of fact, the far-left Web site started to crank on up. Instead of just reporting what I said, they spun it, describing my remarks as maudlin, "lament" was the word they used. I was lamenting the vote.
Quickly, Meredith Blake, a totally incompetent reporter at the "LA Times" picked that up. Also using the word "lament" in her article but also adding that I seemed, quote, "terrified by the voting results." Did I seem terrified to you?
Then, left-wing loon, Brian Lowery piled on. Writing in "Variety" he said, quote; "Hosts like Bill O'Reilly lamenting the shift in the U.S. electorate."
And the lamenting went on, article after article after article. Falsely claiming that I was somehow wringing my hands rather than stating sage opinion. That led actor John Leguizamo to say this...
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JOHN LEGUIZAMO, ACTOR: I know Bill O'Reilly feels like America has changed and it's no longer in the control of white power. But it never really has been. It's been a false power. I mean, this country was founded by Latin people.
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O'REILLY: So now I'm a white power guy? I went from analyzing the election vote, matter of factly to being David Duke. Isn't that nice? And this happens all day every day in the far-left media and it's getting serious.
The Obama campaign demonized Mitt Romney as a predatory capitalist. As a heartless man who even participated in the death of an innocent woman. These people have no shame, none.
But the worse part about it is no one holds them accountable because most people fear the far-left. They are afraid of them because they are so vicious. Vicious. So here is what I really lament. We are now living in a dishonest culture. The media is totally corrupt in this country, it does things that it could never have gotten away with even 10 years ago.
There are entire media operations that exist solely to promote ideology; obviously a bad situation that is getting worse.
And that's "The Memo."
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