Video: Bill O'Reilly Now Supports a Public Option?

By Ryan Rodrick Beiler 9-18-2009

9:30 a.m. 9/16/2009: Sojourners launches an action alert calling for Bill O'Reilly to tell the truth about health-care reform.

5:30 p.m. 9/16/2009: Bill O'Reilly says this on his Fox News show:

I want that. I want, not personally for me, but for working Americans, to have a option, that if they don't like their health insurance, if it's too expensive, they can't afford it, if the government can cobble together a cheaper insurance policy that gives the same benefits, I see that as a plus for the folks.


OK, so we may be taking him slightly out of context. In the interest of being "fair and balanced," we'll let you watch the video and decide:

Ryan Rodrick Beiler is the Web Editor for Sojourners and a photographer whose work can be seen at

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