O'Reilly's Visit to a Black-Owned Restaurant Unleashes His Innermost Racist Thoughts

This post, written by TRex, originally appeared on FireDogLake

Sometimes it seems to me that Bill O'Reilly only opens his mouth to change feet. In a truly cringe-inducing conversation with professional African American Cultural Apologist Juan ("Wan") Williams, Pox News's assistant principal recently told of his life-changing visit to Sylvia's, the famous soul-food mecca of Harlem.

Bill-O was apparently flabbergasted that actual black businesspeople are perfectly capable of running a five-star dining establishment all on their own without any help whatsoever from The Man.

Media Matters:
During the September 19 edition of his nationally syndicated radio program, discussing his recent trip to have dinner with Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia's, a famous restaurant in Harlem, Bill O'Reilly reported that he "had a great time, and all the people up there are tremendously respectful,"
And clean! And articulate!
(A)dding: "I couldn't get over the fact that there was no difference between Sylvia's restaurant and any other restaurant in New York City. I mean, it was exactly the same, even though it's run by blacks, primarily black patronship."
Why is that such a shock, Bill? And where the hell have you been eating all your life that you've never been to a black owned and operated restaurant before? Hello? Is it 1955 in there?
O'Reilly asserted: "There wasn't one person in Sylvia's who was screaming, 'M-Fer, I want more iced tea.'
Um...do what, now? Was that honestly what he expected the place to be like?
O'Reilly: You know, I mean, everybody was -- it was like going into an Italian restaurant in an all-white suburb in the sense of people were sitting there, and they were ordering and having fun. And there wasn't any kind of craziness at all."
The amount of condescension dripping off that statement could stun an ox. What was he thinking he would find there? A wait staff swinging from the chandeliers with bones through their noses?

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