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Bill O’Reilly fancies himself a WW2 soldier fighting against his harassment accusers

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Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly played the victim card once again when it comes to those accusing him of sexual harassment.

During a Wednesday podcast, O’Reilly compared himself to his late father, who fought in World War II.

“You know, I wrote about my dad. He died, you know, in the 1980s, and he was a naval officer because he was on his way to Japan and would have been killed in the invasion had the atom bombs not been dropped,” O’Reilly said. “So I wouldn’t be here. And a lot of people are trying to kill me right now, as you know. But we’re going to tough that one out. And, I wanted you to know, you know, the intensity of this story, Killing the Rising Sun, tells. That a lot of us Baby Boomers would not be here had those bombs not dropped.”

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It’s unclear of O’Reilly was comparing his accusers to the Japanese, but he’s clearly holding himself up as a soldier and a hero.

Fox News was forced to settle at least five sexual harassment suits totaling $13 million.


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