Media Shut Out of O'Reilly Speech to Values Voter Summit; Blogger Mike Stark Forcibly Removed

Bill O'Reilly, the FOX NewsChannel host, is speaking to the Values Voter Summit as I write this. But I'm not allowed in the room. The problem is my "Media" tag.

I was stopped at the door by the summit's security men, told with no advance notice that the press was banned from O'Reilly's remarks. The order came from O'Reilly's people, the security man said. As if to make his point, a progressive blogger was then hauled from the room where the main event was staged.

Here's all I got to see of O'Reilly's performance:

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