You may recall back in June when President Obama slammed Fox News for consistently attacking him. On Monday’s edition of The O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly and Major Garrett discussed this:

GARRETT: As to the strategy now, I would say it’s not a strategy now other than the one time the president mentioned it in the White House, when he was interviewed by John Harwood of CNBC, and he specifically labeled us as a network that wasn’t adequately favorable to him. That was the way he put it.

O’REILLY: No, that’s ridiculous. I mean, no network should be favorable to President Obama. It’s our job to be skeptical of the powerful.

Actually, this is the quote from Obama:

OBAMA: It’s very hard for me to swallow that one. First of all, I’ve got one television station that is entirely devoted to attacking my administration. I mean, you know, that’s a pretty –

HARWOOD: I assume you’re talking about Fox.

OBAMA: Well, that’s a pretty big megaphone. And you’d be hard-pressed if you watched the entire day to find a positive story about me on that front.

See the difference?

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One Response to “Major Garrett Misquotes Obama on The O’Reilly Factor”

  1. Georgia Garrison says:

    Yes, O’Reilly loves to conrol eveyone – including Fox News. I remember when President Obama was interviewed and exactly what he said. It certainly wasn’t what Major ?Garret and O’Rielly said on Monday. Not fair and balanced, I am afraid. Are they ever?? When will they ever leave?? Sooo tired of Fox News people screaming and yelling all the time and always, with untruths..

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