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Frankly, I was surprised Fox kicked Bill O'Reilly to the curb.  For the purposes of this discussion, let's leave out what he did or didn't do.  I thought Fox would stand behind him for a number of reasons:  He was their biggest show.  Many of his advertisers probably would have come back eventually.  He wasn't actually convicted of anything.  And, if any organization could withstand a firestorm of criticism from the left (and elsewhere), it's Fox News Channel. 

Tracy Villaume and I (Tracy was in for Kelly today) talked about the O'Reilly dismissal and a very dangerous trend on college campuses across the country.  Students are routinely refusing, by violent and non-violent means, to allow people with whom they disagree, the right to speak.  I can't think of anything LESS American than stifling free speech. -  Chuck