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Protesters Are Awesome: Demonstrators Rightfully Mock Bill O'Reilly's "Palm Trees" Debacle

A group of Wisconsin protesters hilariously mocks Bill O'Reilly after he tried to lie to his viewers.

For those who don't know, Bill O'Reilly and Fox News ostensibly intentionally deceived viewers on March 1, showing footage from a violent union protest in Sacramento, California, while discussing the other union protests currently taking place in Madison, Wisconsin. Anyone with a sharp eye could tell that O'Reilly's footage, which had giant palm trees in the background, was probably not shot in icy Wisconsin, which the host and a guest were discussing while the footage aired.

Unlike my colleague Andrew, I'm not very sold on the idea that O'Reilly is not an insidious liar, as he's outright fabricated entire publications in the past. But I'm willing to admit that this error is not as malicious as his past wrongs.

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