Thursday 19 October 2017

Now the mob has O'Reilly's scalp, don't expect them to leave the stage quietly

Fox hunt: Nobody is shedding any tears for Bill O'Reilly
Fox hunt: Nobody is shedding any tears for Bill O'Reilly
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

How the mighty have fallen. And how quickly they fell. When news broke on Wednesday that Bill O'Reilly had been sacked from his role as the main star on Fox News, the general reaction was one of jubilation.

He was a monster. He was a bigot. He was a racist. He was a sexist. Worse, he was a sexual predator.

Of all those allegations, it was the last, and most damaging one, which sealed his fate.

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