"O’Reilly Tonight: How Blogs Are Destroying America"
Set your TiVos. Bill O’Reilly targets blogs on tonight’s Factor:
Personal attacks lodged through the internet!
How are so-called “Web logs” being used as ideological weapons? And who’s behind the smear campaigns?
We’ll have a No Spin look at a dangerous new weapon in the culture wars!
We’re sure it will be an informed, reasoned discussion, especially considering O’Reilly doesn’t even read blogs:
AUTHOR BERNARD GOLDBERG: There are some conservatives on the list [“100 People Who Are Screwing Up America”], but there are mostly liberals. And when they could write unanimously on the Web, you know, a review or post.
O’REILLY: Blogs. I don’t even read them. I mean, it’s so outrageous.
GOLDBERG: It’s beyond — it’s beyond vile.
O’REILLY: Let’s go to the — look, that’s just a waste of time. You shouldn’t even read it. It’s garbage. Nobody cares about it. Everybody knows the simpletons who are doing it are cowards and they don’t have any influence. [7/18/05]
UPDATE: Crooks & Liars has more.