Midterms: O’Reilly Thinks Press Is Understating The Execution’s Importance?


By Brian Comment

The AP’s Lynn Elber reports:

“If Iraqi TV viewers were glued to their TV sets, as one channel reported, the broadcast networks apparently felt that the news bulletins would hold U.S. viewers for now: All switched back to regular programming Friday, although ABC followed the story on news magazine ’20/20.’ MSNBC, Fox News Channel and CNN stayed with Saddam coverage.

Fox’s Bill O’Reilly might have taken issue with the broadcast network’s brief reports.

Saddam’s execution represented a ‘big moment, much bigger than the press in America is portraying it,’ O’Reilly said…”