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Civil Rights Group Calls on Advertisers to Abandon Bill O’Reilly


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Civil Rights Group Calls on Advertisers to Abandon Bill O’Reilly

WASHINGTON - ColorOfChange.org is calling on advertisers to pull their ads from The O'Reilly Factor after news this week that O'Reilly fabricated a story about being attacked by protestors while covering the 1992 Los Angeles riots. ColorOfChange.org announced that it will be contacting O'Reilly's advertisers directly to explain why they should leave the show, and running a public campaign to hold advertisers that refuse to do so accountable.

Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of ColorOfChange.org, issued the following statement:

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Nothing is going to happen to Bill O'Reilly. He is American as apple pie, as are most of the so called "citizens" of the US whose world views are influenced and corrupted by him and his ilk. The problem of what seems to be an O'Reilly affliction - the racism, exceptionalism, worship of wealth, militarism, self-indulgence, superficiality, ultra-nationalism, inclination toward ludicrous mendacity and all the other decadent hallmarks of what seems to be an O'Reilly cult - is in fact an incurable and terminal affliction of what can be referred to as North American culture. The national entity that represents that culture is destine to decline into irreparable chaos.