“The pre-Super Bowl interview with President Obama conducted by Bill O’Reilly [Sunday] was not only notable for the Fox News anchor’s constant interruptions, but also for his harping on old news. The travails of HealthCare.gov, the murderous attacks in Benghazi and the actions taken by the IRS against conservative groups chewed up 9 minutes and 45 seconds of the 10-minute sitdown. . . .
Obama: “Bill, . . . These kinds of things keep on surfacing, in part because you and your TV station will promote them. . . .
O’Reilly: “Do you think I'm being unfair to you?
Obama: “Absolutely. Of course you are, Bill — but I like you anyway.”
—Jonathan Capehart, “O’Reilly outFoxed by Obama,” The Washington Post, Feb. 3, 2014 (See also USAToday and the Fox transcript)
• Editorial Comment: Fairly Balanced.
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