O'Reilly Adopts Mitt Romney's "Entitlement Society" Language To Defend Him From MoveOn Ad

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Bill O'Reilly opened his Fox News show tonight by talking about a purported increase in "political viciousness." During the segment, he played a MoveOn.org ad criticizing Mitt Romney's record on jobs.

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O'Reilly also stated that "the campaign is really all about an entitlement society versus a self-reliant one, and the struggle will be intense." That "entitlement society" language comes straight from the mouth of one Mitt Romney.

From a December 20 Washington Post article headlined "Romney sees choice between 'entitlement society' and 'opportunity society' ":

BEDFORD, N.H. -- Mitt Romney framed the 2012 presidential election in a speech here Tuesday night as a choice between an "entitlement society" dependent on government welfare and an "opportunity society" that enables businesses to flourish.

After playing MoveOn.org's anti-Romney ad, O'Reilly opined, "Now, that propaganda will most likely not change many hearts and minds, but it gives you an idea of what's to come."

Interesting choice of words.

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