Watch this clip and you'll likely come to the same conclusion I did. It's more than a rhteorical question.
The Aha! moment comes after Olbermann points out that O'Reilly claims his remarks were "taken out of context", and asks "If that were the case why doesn't O'Reilly play the tape in full context on his television show?"
O'Reily biogrpaher Marvin Kittman, who has many favorable things to say about O'Reilly in his book, responds: "The context may be worse than the excerpts of it, and he would look even more unhinged if we actually heard what he was saying."
Kitman, who interviewed O'Reily 29 times in preparation for his book, goes on to conclude: "I think he's on the verge of having a breakdown. I think he needs psychiatric help."
Is the conservative right in America worshiping a media idol who is coming apart at the seams? If his on-air rants stem from the mind of a mentally ill person, what does that say about the audience who hangs on and worships his every word?
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