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Hi, I'm Bill O'Reilly. Thank you for watching us tonight.
The corruption of the American child is the subject of this evening's Talking Points memo. Tonight at 9:00 Eastern Time on the Fox Television Network — not the News Channel— I have a special about the media corruption of kids. This program is not for any child younger than 12, because it explicitly shows how some of the biggest names in entertainment are corrupting the nation's young people.
Already the special is being attacked, primarily by some far-left pundits. The TV critic for The St. Petersburg Times, for example, says the program is full of hidden racism and features racial profiling. That's because I take some black rappers to task.
I also take white rappers on, but, hey, fairness doesn't matter to people blind with ideology.
The racism charge is being resurrected by some desperate people because it is their last line of defense against logic and factual evidence. After I came out against reparations for slavery, for example, Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong wrote that I had made some racist arguments because I pointed out that life was better for blacks here in the USA than anywhere else on the planet.
The race card is baloney, of course, but it's instructive in understanding why the elite media will rarely challenge minority positions and behavior. As soon as that challenge is issued, the R-word is trotted out by some people.
It is un-American and insulting to you, the public, which deserves to know the truth.
This pinhead in Florida sees nothing wrong with rappers and hip-hoppers, white and black, targeting troubled kids with a barrage of drugs, sex, vile language, and disrespect for women. He says, quote, "Youth pop culture has always had two goals, first, to express the angst of its generation, second, to tick off grownups."
How foolish, how irresponsible. And this guy's not alone in the media. Many in the news and entertainment industry think Eminem is great, Jay-Z swell. No problem.
I challenge everyone to watch this special tonight, and if I'm out of line, let me know.
The corruption of the American child is under way full blast in America and is being aided by apathetic parents, greedy executives, and ridiculous media people like the guy in St. Petersburg. The use of the word "racist" to attack anyone you disagree with is also on the rise, and both of these things are insidious and damaging to the country. And both should be condemned in the strongest terms.
And that's the memo. We'll have a review of the corruption special by another TV critic at the end of the program.
The Most Ridiculous Item of the Day
Time now for "The Most Ridiculous Item of the Day."
Time now for "The Most Ridiculous Item of the Day." Because tomorrow's Factor is a replay of the Rosie O'Donnell program, I want to wish you all of you a very happy Easter and happy Passover.
Spring is here. Have some fun. Let the ridiculous stuff slide for a few days. By the way on Monday, we'll be broadcasting from Boston because I am speaking at Harvard. We'll show you that encounter on Tuesday. You know, I don't know what's going to happen but I know it's going to be worth watching.
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