CHAFEE: And I just said continue what the previous governor has done and that's what I have did. You like to make a lot of controversy so all I can say is on this one you are wrong.
O'REILLY: Governor you're the guy making the controversy. All I want to do is keep the traditions of Christmas that make most Americans happy. The polls show 90 percent of Americans celebrate Christmas and they want to call it a Christmas tree.
You are in the minority. You are imposing your will and you're making people unhappy in a season of joy. That's not right. You are not doing the right thing, Governor.
CHAFEE: I don't make anybody happy. I just said do what the previous governors did.
O'REILLY: I know you are not making anybody happy. Everybody is unhappy with you. All right the atheist want you to burn the holiday tree.
CHAFEE: Merry Christmas.
O'REILLY: They want to just burn it. All right, come on you know I'm right -- you know I'm right, in your heart you know I'm right.
CHAFEE: No. Your show, Fox News you guys are too angry.
O'REILLY: I'm not angry.
CHAFEE: This is an angry network. Listen to you -- yelling.
O'REILLY: I want our traditions to be respected. That's all.
CHAFEE: Well, merry Christmas.
O'REILLY: All right, Governor. Thanks for taking the heat. We appreciate you coming on.
CHAFEE: Have a good day.
O'REILLY: And by the way, the Governor gave the good people of Rhode Island exactly 30 minutes today. 30 minutes to attend the tree lighting ceremony. Why the short notice? He didn't want protesters.
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