| O'Reilly Factor: Rice defends Iraq invasion in terms of coffee
On Bill O'Reilly's 'O'Reilly factor' Wednesday evening, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice defended the U.S. occupation of Iraq in terms of coffee, RAW STORY has learned.
The quip came on the deadliest day of violence in Baghdad since the U.S.-led invasion two years ago, and was caught on tape by ThinkProgress. You can watch the video here.
O'Reilly remarked, "The truth of the matter is our correspondents at Fox News can't go out for a cup of coffee in Baghdad."Advertisement
Rice replied, "Bill, thatís tough. It's tough. But what ó would they wanted to have gone out for a cup of coffee when Saddam Hussein was in power?"
Originally published on Thursday September 15, 2005.