Today, October 14, 2010, Fox News' Bill O'Reilly made an appearance on The View to argue against the Muslim community center slated to be built two blocks from the World Trade Center. Viewers were shocked when O'Reilly's comments caused Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg to storm off stage.
O'Reilly said something along the lines of Muslims were the reason for the 9/11 attack and was shocked that the ladies on The View did not believe that Muslims didn't kill Americans on 9/11. O'Reilly insisted that 70 percent of Americans do not want the mosque.
Barbara Walters showed that she was upset that Joy and Whoopi took such drastic actions, and was disappointed that the two were unable to participate in a discussion that may have opposing viewpoints. She believed that the two were very unprofessional.
O'Reilly was speaking to Joy like a child and making such bold statements without even attributing where he was getting this information from, because clearly it is not common knowledge. At one point he even told Joy to listen up so that she could learn some things.
Joy and Whoopi returned back to the set, but Joy no longer sat next to O'Reilly.
Who was more in the wrong? Joy and Whoopi or Bill O'Reilly?
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