RIVERA: I mean, so the Tea Party has had an influence and very negative. Todd Aikin in Missouri.
RIVERA: That guy Murdock making these ridiculous comments about abortion and rape. If they don't get good candidates what looks like a slam dunk is not going to happen.
O'REILLY: Well you've got to -- you've got to assume and I probably shouldn't assume that the Republicans know that. What do you make of the Fox News poll? I mean the trust component 35 and the next one is 17 or I mean --
RIVERA: It's shocking. I think that --
O'REILLY: Is it really shocking to you?
RIVERA: Well what is -- what is shocking to me is how low everyone else was. And I think there is a good reason for that. People listen and they watch predictions not coming through or they see advocacy that goes over-the-line. You know there are some things that happen in some of the other networks. Where you know they are tweeting about -- I talked about to some "Fox and Friends" this morning -- tweeting about you know that Cheerios commercial.
O'REILLY: Yes we did it last night.
RIVERA: But they are --
O'REILLY: Yes they are out of the box. But even ABC, NBC, CBS, they are all flat line down in the 10, 11 trustworthiness. I was very taken aback by that.
RIVERA: We in the news business have been in the short end of the stake like insurance salesmen and car dealers for a while.
O'REILLY: They love us.
Somebody told me you were growing a beard so you can get on "Duck Dynasty".
RIVERA: I'll do some reality show. No, I'm the most -- you know the commercial the most interesting man in the world. That's what I am longing for.
O'REILLY: That's the cartel guy selling beer? Is that the commercial you are referring to?
RIVERA: Don't stereotype us all. I'm a big advocate.
O'REILLY: There you go.
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