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O'Reilly tries to backpedal on Tiller

On Monday, talk show host Bill O'Reilly defended the vitriolic rhetoric he used frequently regarding Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller. "No backpedaling here," he said. "Everything we said about Tiller was true." But on Tuesday, O'Reilly claimed that his many references to "Tiller the baby killer" were merely reporting what pro-life groups were calling Tiller. Not true. On at least five broadcasts in the past three months, O'Reilly referred to Tiller as "the baby killer," and he wasn't reporting what others were saying. On one of those programs, he also claimed that former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is so pro-abortion that she "wants the babies done for."

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