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Santa Claus Joins Cable News Wars

The cable news wars between Fox News and MSNBC escalated this week, with Fox News and MSNBC taking shots at each other over everything from deceptive editing to Santa Claus.

On “The O’Reilly Factor” Tuesday, Bill O’Reilly called Al Sharpton a “flat out deceiver” after Sharpton aired a clip of O’Reilly calling Nelson Mandela a “communist” but left out the part where he also called him a “great man”:

Last night, O’Reilly’s 8pm counterpart Chris Hayes offered some holiday jeer for Megyn Kelly, calling her comments that Santa and Jesus were white “bizarre” in an interview with the author of the Slate article that prompted Kelly’s segment:

And not to be outdone, Jon Stewart waded in with his take, saying of the Kelly segment: “There is so much crazy going on here.” (Kelly will address her comments on her Fox News program tonight.) Watch:

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