Last night O’Reilly re-ran his earlier interview with Dan Rather, which
contained the following gem:
O’REILLY: And I want to ask you flat out. Do you think President Clinton’s
an honest man?
RATHER: Yes, I think he’s an honest man.
O’REILLY: Do you really?
RATHER: I think — I do. I think he’s an honest man.
O’REILLY: Even when he lied to Jim Lehrer’s face about the (UNINTELLIGIBLE)?
RATHER: Listen, who among us have not lied about something?
O’REILLY: Well, I didn’t lie to anybody’s face on national television. I
don’t think you have. Have you?
RATHER: I don’t think I ever have. I hope I never have. But look, it’s one
O’REILLY: How can you say he’s an honest guy, then?
RATHER: Well, because I think he is. I think at core, he’s an honest person.
I know that you have a different view. I know that you consider it sort of
astonishing anybody would say so. But I think you can be an honest person
and lie about any number of things.
RATHER: Yes, I do
The whole thing is here.