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Child calls O’Reilly on mistake, but he won’t admit error.

By Matt Corley on January 4, 2008 at 11:05 am

"Child calls O’Reilly on mistake, but he won’t admit error."

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In chapter 3 of his book “Kids Are Americans Too,” Fox News host Bill O’Reilly wrote that “the Constitution guarantees all of us, in a famous phrase, ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’” On the Jan. 2 edition of his show, O’Reilly read a letter from Courtney Yong, a young girl from San Francisco, who pointed out that the “famous phrase” actually came from the Declaration of Independence, rather than the Constitution. Despite clearly having made an error in his book, O’Reilly refused to admit that he made any mistake. Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2008/01/OReillyConstitution.320.240.flv]

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