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I'm Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight in American witch hunt focusing on the media that is a subject of this evening's talking points memo freedom of speech is a delicate thing because it.
Protects irresponsible people who use words to hurt other people.
Of course a greater good is it all America can this can express themselves hopefully in a mature way.
But there is no question that the huge partisan divide this country is leading to hate speech slander defamation.
There's no question about that and now some Americans are calling for firings boycotts and a one absurd case criminal prosecution.
Offer speech they don't life.
The latest is a conservative Media Research Center calling for the Comcast corporation.
To fire some people at MSNBC.
We simply thought for years gutter snipes on that network have been abusing freedom of speech intentionally trying to harm folks with whom they disagree.
In fact we spotlighted the general electric corporation.
Which at that time owned NBC and aggressively reported -- irresponsible position involving hate speech.
But we never threatened -- In fact the only time I mentioned to boycott was when France.
Was actively aiding Saddam Hussein.
In the Ludacris and Pepsi situation you may remember I said we said I would not buy -- The marketplace should dictate these controversies and usually does.
MSNBC has few viewers last month that -- 26.
Among all cable networks in prime time.
Far more successful as Rush Limbaugh but his program has lost forces sponsors who objected to his comments about Sandra flop.
However that posture cuts both ways I'm sure many of mr.
Limbaugh's listeners are angry with those sponsors rebelling out.
The entire boycott movement is garbage the far left threatening sponsors who advertise -- programs they don't like it's flat out on American.
So why believe that the Media Research Center is making a mistake seeking to that look up.
We sometimes use some of MRC's facts and they've always been reliable.
And -- is a good source of information it should stay that way and stay out.
Of the boycott business.
I have no beef -- anyone who's angry about the Limbaugh situation on either side you were Smart enough to form your own opinion.
And I believe in the free marketplace that's why we stood up for Ellen DeGeneres was some conservatives were pressuring JC -- to fire her as a spokesperson.
We want a vibrant America we want free speech all over the place but when that speech turns irresponsible.
The marketplace should dictate not.
Armed with threats.
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