Bill O'Reilly Blames Black Lives Matter For "The Rise Of Fascism On American College Campuses"
O'Reilly: Students Are "No Doubt Encouraged By ... Black Lives Matter And Other Radical Concerns"
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From the November 10 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:
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BILL O'REILLY (HOST): The rise of fascism on American college campuses, that is the subject of this evening's Talking Points Memo. A hallmark of fascist societies is the denial of free speech. And now that's happening on some college campuses. At the University of Missouri, President Timothy Wolf and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin have both resigned because some students there say they didn't do enough about alleged racism. It's no question that unruly students at "Mizzou," as it's called, are running wild.
O'REILLY: Now, we have seen the rise of intolerance on American campuses for years. Recently, the president of the University of Louisville had to apologize for this picture. He and his friends dressed in festive Mexican garb for Halloween. The picture was called racist by some on the Louisville campus. That picture is racist? So the next time go into a Mexican restaurant and somebody is wearing a sombrero I can cry racism? That's how absurd the whole thing has become. Rush Limbaugh made an interesting point on his radio program, saying that for years American college students have been taught that their country is racist, a terrible place, and now the students are acting out. The nutty college professors have reaped what they have sown. They are no doubt encouraged by groups like Black Lives Matter and other radical concerns. Of course, the same thing happened during the Vietnam War. When I was a senior at Marist College, I was walking to class one day and was blocked by a radical student who told me no one would be going to class. Ordinarily, that would have been a big bonus for me. But because this guy was intruding on my freedom to make a decision, it did not end well for him. I attended the history class, Dr. Peter O'Keefe was glad to see me. There comes a point when freedom of speech, expression, movement and thought must be defended. We have reached that point now. Get it, Yale? Get it University of Missouri?