Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Bill O'Reilly blamed partly for George Tiller's death: Marc Maron calls him a "truth murderer"

Making headlines has been the murder of George Tiller, controversial doctor infamous for performing late term abortions who was gunned down in front of his church.
Abortion Doctor Gunned Down at Kansas Church, Suspect in Custody
Dr. George Tiller, who remained one of the nation's few providers of late-term abortions despite decades of protests and attacks, was shot and killed Sunday in a church where he was serving as an usher.

The gunman fled, but a 51-year-old suspect was arrested some 170 miles away in suburban Kansas City three hours after the shooting, Wichita Deputy Police Chief Tom Stolz said.
George Tiller, often referred to as George "Baby Killer" Tiller by his detractors was a favourite target for Right Wing talkers like Laura Ingraham but most notably Bill O'Reilly.

Salon has a rundown on the rhetoric O'Reilly has used against the controversial doctor
O'Reilly's campaign against murdered doctor
But there's no other person [Bill O'Reilly] who bears as much responsibility for the characterization of Tiller as a savage on the loose, killing babies willy-nilly thanks to the collusion of would-be sophisticated cultural elites, a bought-and-paid-for governor and scofflaw secular journalists. Tiller's name first appeared on "The Factor" on Feb. 25, 2005. Since then, O'Reilly and his guest hosts have brought up the doctor on 28 more episodes, including as recently as April 27 of this year. Almost invariably, Tiller is described as "Tiller the Baby Killer."

The charges insinuating O'Reilly's complicity in this murder due to his demonisation of Tiller mirrors charges leveled against Fox Stablemate Glenn Beck, accused with triggering paranoid radicals with his own rhetoric. Watch Bill O'Reilly's reply to this charge of complicity here

Liberal talker and comedian Marc Maron, parodies the "coded language" to "paranoid radicals" by going on several tongue-in-cheek rants mirroring Bill O'Reilly's rhetoric

VIDEO: Bill O'Reilly Is A Truth Murderer @ BreakRoomLive.com
Break Room Live, July 2nd episode
MARC MARON: He is guilty of putting out there a message, these people know how to speak in code. Especially when the people they are speaking to are desperate and more marginalised than they ever have been of doing dangerous things. I sort of see him and Glenn Beck as dangerous cult leaders overseeing the minds of mentally fragile, angry lost people...

(Marc reading a reader's comment) "Its too late for Bill O'Reilly mother to get an abortion"
MARC MARON: Yes but its not too late for somebody to take the appropriate action. I'm reaching out to you progressive whackjobs, people out on the margin. Bill O'Reilly is a murderer of truth, he's a truth murderer. He kills truth everyday. Do you know how many truths that he's killed. Do you know how many truths remain unborn American truths because of Bill O'Reilly. Bill O'Reilly is a truth killer. I'll say it again - A truth killer. That's all I'm going to say to you people. If you respect somebody who kills the truth then what kind of person are you. If you think there is justice. An eye for an eye to take a truth killer out. I'm not saying to do anything but its in your hands, its in your heart...

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