O’Reilly: GOP Could ‘Blow It’ Because Americans Are ‘Dumb’ (VIDEO)

Bill O’Reilly is pretty concerned that American voters aren’t smart enough to understand Republican ideas.

Though the GOP looks poised to win the Senate, the party may fall short on election day, the Fox News host warned.

O’Reilly first warned that people are apathetic and don’t care about the “collective good.” But he said the other issue is “poor education.”

“Many American citizens are simply dumb,” he said. “They don’t know anything. And when you don’t know anything, you’ll buy anything and propaganda rules.”

Watch the clip via Media Matters:

Dear Reader,

When we asked recently what makes TPM different from other outlets, readers cited factors like honesty, curiosity, transparency, and our vibrant community. They also pointed to our ability to report on important stories and trends long before they are picked up by mainstream outlets; our ability to contextualize information within the arc of history; and our focus on the real-world consequences of the news.

Our unique approach to reporting and presenting the news, however, wouldn’t be possible without our readers’ support. That’s not just marketing speak, it’s true: our work would literally not be possible without readers deciding to become members. Not only does member support account for more than 80% of TPM’s revenue, our members have helped us build an engaged and informed community. Many of our best stories were born from reader tips and valuable member feedback.

We do what other news outlets can’t or won’t do because our members’ support gives us real independence.

If you enjoy reading TPM and value what we do, become a member today.

Latest Livewire
Masthead Masthead
Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Executive Editor:
Managing Editor:
Associate Editor:
Investigations Desk:
Director of Audience:
Editor at Large:
General Counsel:
Head of Product:
Director of Technology:
Associate Publisher:
Front End Developer:
Senior Designer: