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O’Reilly on Colbert: “He Ought To Be Sending Me A Check Every Week”

colbertfeb.jpgDoes Bill O’Reilly see himself in Stephen Colbert‘s character?

“Yeah, sure,” O’Reilly tells Newsweek in this week’s editions. “The formula of his program is, they watch the ‘Factor’ and they seize upon certain themes that work for him. He ought to be sending me a check every week, ’cause we’re basically the research for his writers. I feel it’s a compliment.”

But O’Reilly doesn’t mind being mocked.

“He does it without being mean-spirited, which is a refreshing change. Ninety percent of them are just vicious and they use their platform to injure people, but it doesn’t seem that Colbert does that,” he says…

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