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Malkin On Detainee Suicides: ‘Boo-Freakin-Hoo’

By Amanda Terkel  

"Malkin On Detainee Suicides: ‘Boo-Freakin-Hoo’"

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Yesterday on Fox News, Michelle Malkin mocked the suicides of three Guantanamo Bay detainees. Her reaction was so out-of-line that even O’Reilly took exception. Watch it:

    Full transcript below:

    MALKIN: And really, the reaction to the suicides should be, “Boo-freakin-hoo.”

    O’REILLY: Well, I don’t know about that. I don’t want anybody, you know, killing themselves, but I do believe it was a political statement. Anyway —

    MALKIN: Exactly.

    O’REILLY: If I were in Guantanamo Bay, and I couldn’t get out — and these guys will never get out, believe me — I might commit suicide too.

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