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Michelle Malkin Booted Off O'Reilly's Show

Gavin M: Malkin's continuing attacks on a 12-year-old kid with traumatic brain injury appear to have backfired.

This post, written by Gavin M, originally appeared on Sadly No!

Watertiger sends the following tidings:

From: "Michelle Malkin"


Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 23:04:58 -0400

Subject: Re: Michelle no longer on the Factor?

I made the decision to quit appearing on the O'Reilly show in response to the poor handling of the Geraldo Rivera matter (the staged "apology" on The Factor was a complete farce). I won't go into details, but please know that your support means a lot to me. You can catch me on other Fox News shows and read my daily blog posts and weekly columns at



Translation: The O'Reilly show fired me for my poor handling of the Graeme Frost matter (my continuing attacks on a 12-year-old kid with traumatic brain injury made me a liability). Having been given the opportunity to resign, I have turned it around on the O'Reilly show and am now performing my Brave Little Topsy act. Can you believe their poor handling of the. . .uh, thing? I am so outraged at this lack of professionalism that I will die here in this snowbank rather than continue to associate myself with such a program.

You can catch me on other Fox shows unless I've really done it to myself this time, in which case I'm calling Howie Kurtz to bail me out again, plus I still have a blog and a syndicated column, so nyeah.

Gavin M is a writer and designer in the New York area.

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